Anne Finch, Christ, God's love, home, love, poem, riches
“I’ve loved you the way my Father has loved me. Make yourselves at home in my love. If you keep my commands, you’ll remain intimately at home in my love.” – Jesus Christ (John 15:9-10, The Message)
Love, thou art best of human joys,
Our chiefest happiness below;
All other pleasure are but toys,
Music without Thee is but noise,
And beauty but an empty show.
Heaven, who knew best what man would move,
And raise his thoughts above the brute;
Said, Let him be and let him love;
That must alone his soul improve,
Howe’er philosophers dispute.
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea