Help Us Accept Each Other (a hymn remake)

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all […]

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no turning back

I have always loved hymns, and in particular, learning the stories behind how they were written.  The story behind I Have Decided to Follow Jesus is one that I found particularly moving… “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” is a Christian hymn originating from India. The lyrics are based on the last words of a man […]

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He Leads

The sky was cerulean blue, and the pear trees blossoms were in full bloom.  It was one of those days where all of nature seems to be in technicolor. There are some days that I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude- for everything- Thankful that I have a car, and that I can drive anywhere I […]

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i sing

  It was just another ordinary day. I got dressed and slipped a special necklace over my blouse.  It is a silver chain with an old silver spoon pendant with the words “I Sing Because I’m Free” embossed on it.  My mom had it made for me for Christmas a few years back.  It’s the […]

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Whiter than Snow

Lord Jesus, I long to be perfectly whole; I want Thee forever to live in my soul; Break down every idol, cast out every foe— Now wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. Whiter than snow, yes, whiter than snow, Now wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. Lord Jesus, look […]

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O Light of light, shine in!

O Light of light, shine in! Cast out this night of sin, Create true day within: O Light of light, shine in! O Light, all light excelling, Make my heart Thy dwelling; O Joy, all grief dispelling, To my poor heart come in! O Joy of joys, come in! End Thou this grief of sin, […]

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Breath of Life

O Breath of life, come sweeping through us, Revive Your church with life and power; O Breath of life, come cleanse, renew us, And fit Your church to meet this hour. O breath of life, come sweeping through us O breath of life, come cleanse, renew us O love of Christ, afresh to win us […]

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Love

I woke early one morning and gathered my thoughts.  I took a deep breath and tried to remember where I had last put my Bible… and then realized that my handy phone contained every good Word that  my printed Bible carried.  So, I googled a scripture site that I often use, and this verse came […]

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At the Cross

 In the softly falling snow to the wondrous cross we go blanketed in pure snow white Glowing with His heavenly light These crosses sit on top of the hill behind our church. It’s easy to miss them if you don’t know they’re there. They blend perfectly into the background of the trees. I have taken […]

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