Category Archives: Music

Christmas Hymn

Gloucester Cathedral Choir and congregation sing In the Bleak Midwinter Beautiful and moving. Does He have my heart today?

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Wonderful Merciful Savior

We’ve been busy this week with the chicken pox. Four out of eight of the Blessings have them this round, and we’re hoping there won’t be too many more rounds to finish off the business of building lifetime immunity. We’re … Continue reading

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Songs, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

We’re working on getting back in the habit of having a hymn and a Scripture song (or, occasionally, a chorus) that we sing daily each week. This springs from a desire to instill the great hymns of the faith and … Continue reading

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Fourteen years

Fourteen years ago this week (September 19, 1997), Rich Mullins went home to glory. I did not learn of his homegoing until the following Monday (September 22, fourteen years ago tomorrow). I’ve used up most of my 15 minutes sitting … Continue reading

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Preparing for Life

Though autumn has long been one of my favorite seasons, it is generally associated with death.  Is that how you’ve viewed it? In the “unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies” sense, yes, autumn is tied to death, … Continue reading

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Oldie/Goodie – If He Goes Before Me

An encouraging post from my friend Angela reminded me of this song from my younger years.  I’ve had it running through my head all day, and found it on youtube so I can share with you. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEVTC6q4PTY&fs=1&hl=en_US] This album (Whitecross – … Continue reading

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I Have a Shelter

Shawna recently shared a wonderful song with me. Here are the lyrics: I Have a ShelterI have a shelter in the stormWhen troubles pour upon meThough fears are rising like a floodMy soul can rest securelyO Jesus, I will hide … Continue reading

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Everything Sad is Coming Untrue – Review

I’ve been listening to Jason Gray’s new album for so long that the folks at Centricity Music probably think that I’ve forgotten I promised I’d write a review if only they’d let me have a copy. There’s a lot to … Continue reading

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And speaking of anniversaries…

It’s our 14th! Happy Anniversary, Babe! I’m so glad to be yours, and thankful you love me even when I’m seven weeks pregnant and horribly emotional. For some reason, I can’t find songs from our wedding on youtube, but here … Continue reading

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Forever and Ever!

A friend had a neat post this morning about music that pulls our heartstrings. There are some lovely pieces of music listed in the ensuing comments, and I’m guessing there will be more than one post that comes of it … Continue reading

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