William Cowper, Light Shining out of Darkness (a poem, also called "God Moves in a Mysterious Way")

First published at 20:05 UTC on May 11th, 2022.

This beautiful poem is a justification of Divine Providence. It was written in 1773, just before the second onset of a depressive illness, in which Cowper attempted suicide by drowning.

The wind chime, with which I mark off the stanzas, is a refere…

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