All Creation Betrothed to God
George Herbert died on this day in 1633. I return to his poetry for my own soul more, probably, than any poet outside the Bible.
In a poem called “Ungratefulness,” he shows how the Trinity and the Incarnation draw all the work of creation finally into God’s enjoyment.
Just as God exulted over his creation in the beginning with, “It is very good,” so in the end he…Continue Reading