Singing Time

This April in Pennsylvania was the coldest in my memory. A few days the temperatures warmed only to be followed by snow and another cycle of gray skies and frigid nights. That experience sadly also sometimes resembles my relationship with the Lord. While my heart longs for singing the reality is more often colorless and…

No Winter is Forever

We in the Northeast are so worn out with winter that even our local radio talk show host broke down during the weather report. “Snow again today accumulating 1-5 inches.” she began then there was a pause. “I just can’t read this!” she suddenly blurted out. Then over the radio came the sounds of paper…

I am the rose of Sharon, And the lily of the valleys Song 2:1 I have always loved the Rose of Sharon which we have growing wild in my home state of Connecticut. Many of our hymns refer to Jesus as the Rose of Sharon but in close examination we discover that it is not…

Unwrapping the Gift of Spring

No one loves to unwrap the gift of Spring more than a Winter weary heart! The flowers appear on the earth; The time of singing has come, And the voice of the turtledove Is heard in our land  Song 2:12

The Road Through Winter

There is a road that leads from Winter into Spring And waits the gentle time of flowers opening!   Look, the winter is past, and the rains are over and gone. The flowers are springing up, the season of singing bird has come, Song 2:11-12