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Month: May 2015

Weep No More

Weep No More

I’ve been listening to a song on repeat.  Sandra Mccracken’s We Will Feast in the House of Zion is a beautiful and singable song that comes from her new album based on the Psalms.  The chorus goes like this:   We will feast in the house of Zion.  We will sing with our hearts restored.   He has done great things, we will say together We will feast and weep no more.     When I was ten years old, we…

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Joy and Gray Hair

Joy and Gray Hair

My youngest daughter, Lily, is almost seven years old.  My youngest daughter has the middle name Joy. My youngest daughter has given me my first gray hairs. There was a mild panic in my bathroom when I spotted the gray hair.  There were many possible ways of dealing with the situation, like quoting Proverbs 16:31 to myself:  “Gray hair is a crown of splendor…” But I chose a less spiritually inclined response: I stomped my foot and yelled, “Lily.” God…

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