Posts filed under: Lessons in Old Hymns

New Year’s Resolution

Driving to work on the second day of the year felt like any other day – except perhaps it felt like a Monday disguised as a Thursday. Long days and early mornings spent bottle feeding new baby goats in the...
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Silence, Goals, and Grace

Returning to my blog tonight feels much like greeting an old friend after a long absence. When I first starting blogging I hoped to pen something twice a week. When daily demands on my time hijacked my goal I lowered my...
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Riches in an Old Hymn

In church on Sunday we sang the hymn How Firm a Foundation, and all week the words of that old hymn have been echoing through my head. I pulled out an old hymnal from a stack that I have collected...
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Strength in Weakness

My husband died in May 2001; in September of that year the twin towers fell and our nation suffered a loss of security and peace it has yet to regain. It wasn’t until then that the reality of being alone...
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Grace and Works

I woke this morning with an old hymn we sang on Sunday still playing in my thoughts. As we spent some time in fellowship after the service, I was discussing the topic of grace and works with a friend and...
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