Yielding Place to the New

Today we invite you to take some moments to first enjoy a country lad’s letter of appreciation as the now grown-up man recalls how good an experience it was for him to be placed in a position of “that kind of responsibility that forced me to grow up.” Front Porch Republic presents Memories: Montana Ranch by Mark T. Mitchell.

Our following pieces hold to the theme of the passing away of the old in two literary excerpts. The Thinking Housewife shares some thoughts on the attitude surrounding the event of death in the post Death Comes for the Archbishop from Willa Cather’s moving historical novel. Meanwhile The Passing of Arthur from Tea at Trianon dwells on some beautiful lines of Tennyson. “‘The old order changeth, yielding place to new… And the new sun rose bringing the new year.’”

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