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In Christ Alone

    In Christ Alone In Christ alone my hope is found, He is my light, my strength, my song; this Cornerstone, this solid Ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace, … Continue reading

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Honky-Tonk Gospel

“Country music is music for adults. Rock and roll is about adolescence — their young loves and lusts, their rebellions, and their insecurities. No such generation gap exists in country music…. country music sings about adult concerns: marriage, work, children, memories. It also sings frankly and poignantly about adult problems: divorce, single parenthood, alcoholism, job woes, money worries, loneliness, death.” (Honky-Tonk Gospel, p 12) Continue reading

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“Mother Mary comes to me…”

When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me Speaking words of wisdom, let it … Continue reading

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If there’s a lesson to be learned from Whitney Houston’s death…

For some reason, it seems the story of Whitney’s wonderful life must also have included her tragic, untimely death (at 48). Perhaps her life is made all the more precious a gift to us, now that it’s seen by us for what it really is: so brief? Continue reading

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