That Time of Year


That Time of Year

That time of year thou mayst in me behold
When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang .. Will Shakespeare

Reading Sonnet 73 you might conclude that Shakespeare was thinking more of October than March. With permission to take poetic license with the poet I wish to dab a bit of color on his melancholy picture. There seems not a hope of green anywhere on the brown and frozen ground at our house today. But we trust that the daffodils are secretly beginning a struggle to sing Spring’s first notes and the forsythias will join them in harmony.

For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. Psalm 30:5

March 2012 011

Author: pastorpete51

My wife and I serve as members of a worship team at a multicultural church. Our members are from Brazil, Nepal and the U.S.. Because of the many languages and cultures in our local body we face unique challenges, such as how many songs will we do in English today? What new songs can we use in either language that are simple enough for the people to sing. The songs, the devotions and insights here are a small portion of some of the ways God is leading us as we push towards the goal. I pray that these will be both a blessing and an encouragement for those of you who may pass by Praise 2 Worship.

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