https://youtu.be/AiUp5ZBEBK4 Some folks have asked for the music to the hymn the choir sang last Sunday so I'm providing the PDF here. The original is available on Podoben but the choir liked the arrangement (a few minor changes) our girls came up with more. PDF: the-jesus-prayer-our-arr.pdf Images:
What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. [Psalm 8:4-5] I was watching the youngest two roll around on the floor this evening after pajamas and … Continue reading A little lower than the angels
https://youtu.be/VfTVWHOHJcw O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever. To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth … Continue reading For His Mercy Endureth Forever
A bruised reed He will not break... [Isaiah 42:3] We spent 7 hours Friday working on the new church and hall buildings. They needed to be prepared for painting which was actually quite a large task. The floors also had to be prepped for replacement tile in the hall and new flooring in the church. … Continue reading A Bruised Reed
*But not just today...pray unceasingly!
This evening we celebrated Matins with Lamentations at the tomb of Christ. It's always been one of my favorite services of the year. Ever since Holy Week 2011 when I was mourning our miscarried baby, Innocent, buried the week before, however, it has had special meaning. Isaiah saw the never-setting light of Thy compassionate manifestation … Continue reading “The dead shall arise”
I don't usually share things like this, but I've struggled with it for so long and finally had an epiphany. Probably most of us get angry when we see one person hurt another. When the "hurt" is magnified to mass murder and the "one person" is really a succession of multitudes acting on the same … Continue reading Don’t get caught under the net.
Frequently I am reminded of how blessed I am to have godly, Christian women I call friends. Friends who do not lead me into idle talk, or criticism, but who strengthen and inspire me. I pray for them and I know that they pray for me. Most of these women I almost never see, and … Continue reading Godly Friends