I learned the gospel from hymns

Blogger and author Tim Challies asked this question on Twitter today: If there was one song you had to sing at every Sunday morning service from now until the day you die, which would it be and why? This evening Mr. Challies tweeted that hymns outpaced non-hymns 25 to 1 in the 250 plus responses... Continue Reading →

I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results. – Florence Nightingale

(Florence Nightingale nurses)I'm consistently inconsistent at writing here. I ran across this article the other day and felt like someone wrote an article about me.  I really am an introverted person in the way this article describes introvertedness.I don't know how else to get back in the writing groove I dream of being in except... Continue Reading →

I love this hymn

One of the things I want to do this year is put some of the old, inspired hymns to memory and sing them with my boys.We're begining the year with this one, Rock of Ages:1. Rock of Ages, cleft for me,let me hide myself in thee;let the water and the blood,from thy wounded side which... Continue Reading →

I surrender all

In light of the Elizabeth Elliot post, when this song came on my ipod just now as I was laundering the same clothes I've washed daily for months, I was illuminated. Putting those clothes in the washer I sang, "I will ever love and trust You Lord and in Your presence daily live." It felt... Continue Reading →

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