Connection by Hymn

He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive.” Luke 20:38 Hymns are songs that make a connection. Hymns can be sung by grandchildren as they hold  their Grandparent’s hands. I am connected to my father who is in now heaven when I hear the words  “When…

For Love of Hymn

Though my parents did send me to Sunday school they were not church members and I really hadn’t heard any of the  Hymns until I was an adult. Music to me was divided into two categories: mine and my parents. They liked an odd combination of Benny Goodman, Pete Fountain and lot’s of Beethoven and…

Defending with love

Defend the poor and fatherless… Last week’s scene at nursing home ministry keeps flashing through my mind. “God hates me!” Marie* had said as she held onto my hand with tears coming down her cheek. “No! He could never hate you !” I told her and as I read again John 3:16 its eternal meaning…

Good Morning

Have you ever noticed the three different greetings we use at different times of the day. Good night more or less means “goodbye” and sometimes carries with it a thankful looking back at our shared time. Good afternoon usually is “Hi how are you?” We use this greeting rarely maybe because we are too busy…