Playing Their Song – Part 1

Originally posted on New Beginnings:
“One year we went on a cruise for our anniversary. After dinner one night we went down to listen to the band that was playing in the room below the dining room. In that moment as they started playing our special song, a feeling of completeness and peace just settled…

Are Nursing Homes in the Bible?

When Jesus walked the earth there were no nursing homes, but in His day, the pool of Bethesda was similar to a long term care facility in some ways. Let’s just peek in to a scene from His visit there. One man was there who had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him…

Music in the Rest

But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him. Habakkuk 2:20 KJV Since I come from the “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands” generation it has taken me decades to learn the value of quiet. Only now am I beginning to see that silence…

The Price of the Gospel

I am thankful that God has opened a new door this week in a memory care wing of a faculty we have been visiting for a while. For those of you who think this is a pointless exercise I would like to encourage you to get involved if you can. Alzheimer’s and dementia effect a…

Mary I Have News

Does it feel as if God calling for change in your life tonight? Mary faced one of the biggest decisions of all time when Gabriel brought her a message from God. Her choice set the stage for our Savior’s birth. Here is a little early Christmas greeting and song for my friends – especially my…