Are We Losing Connection?

Are We Losing Connection? One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts. Psalm 145:4 KJV David talks about singing praise as something older believers must do in order to let the younger generation know what God has done for them. Of course young people in our churches usually know…

Playing Their Song-Part 2

For those of you who like me are trying your best to bring music into nursing home ministry here are a few practical suggestions that have helped in encouraging residents to sing. First, we need to remind ourselves that hearing and voice change over time. None of us still has the vocal range we had…

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…

Pearl of Greatest Price

Today as I was trimming a small tree in our backyard I disturbed the morning habits of a lark who likes to sit and sing there. While I worked on the ladder the lark took up his position on the roof of our house just a few feet away and let me have it with…

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…