I stood, one day, in the density of a forest. A fearful storm was raging about me. The dark, menacing sky was roaring and grumbling with the grinding, pounding crash of the bellowing thunder. The lightning darted its keen and furious lances thru the blackness of the heavens. Forceful shudders penerated the universe above and about me; while on every hand was the resounding whirl and eddy of the pine trees as tho the very force of the blinding storm was centralized upon them. Gigantic limbs broke and crashed to the earth; top smashed against top; and the fitful gust of the raging storm, seconded by the coarse grumbling of the roaring thunder and the keen, cutting streak of the fiery lightning created before my vision a chaos of utter bewilderment.
Surely, before my eyes was every detail of that storm apparent. Yet the power of that storm - the actual promoter of all the disturbance, to me was not apparent. Those gigantic trees were swayed and twisted by an unseen power - a power not in the least weakened because it was unseen. The most powerful agent of that storm was the wind, whose forceful presence could be readily felt, but not seen.
I sat, one Sunday, in the church and listened to the soothing tones of the anthem which fell so harmoniously upon my ear. Here was the beautiful blending of sounds; the thrilling harmony of pleasing voices. What a flood of rapture was brot out in the richness of the tones!
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