Category Archives: Hymns

The Country I Grew Up In

I miss the country I grew up in. I went to elementary school in the small town of Hamilton. Mrs. Ferris sat down on the piano bench after lunch and taught us every word of the Star Spangled Banner and … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, faith, faithful members of our community, Family, Farming, God bless the USA, God our Father, God's faithfulness, Hymns, listening prayer, Mrs. Marguerite Miller, music, Patriotism, piano playing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Hallowed Ground

I volunteer for a Hospice in my area. As a hospice vigil volunteer, we go into the home or nursing facility during the night hours to relieve the family. They get much needed rest while their family member is imminently … Continue reading

Posted in Death, God our Father, God's faithfulness, Grief and loss, Hope, hospice, Hymns, Jesus, Jesus' ascension, Jesus' life, Jesus' sacrifice on the cross, salvation, vigils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Love Of God

We sang the hymn, “The Love Of God,” in church Sunday and it has been on my mind all week. It is so rich and beautiful. When I searched for the exact words and history of the song, I was … Continue reading

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