On this day in history...In 1968, immediately after he announced to his cheering supporters that the country was ready to end its fractious divisions, Robert Kennedy was shot several times by 22-year-old Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan.
Today we feel the wind beneath our wings
Today the hidden fountain flows and plays
Today the church draws breath at last and sings
As every flame becomes a Tongue of praise.
This is the feast of fire,air, and water
Poured out and breathed and...
When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, *
the moon and the stars you have set in their courses,
What are human beings that you should be mindful of them? *
mortals that you should seek them out?
You have made them but little lower than the ange...
Here is a discarded Christmas tree. I saw it on the side of the road, uprooted and lying on its side. And when I looked closer, I discovered the new growth all over it. Its root ball was out of the ground, but somewhere there must have been a single strand of root...
As a high school English teacher, one of my greatest challenges was to teach teenagers how to understand poetry and enjoy it. It was not an easy task, but with a positive attitude, a bit of humor and a few skills, I often succeeded at least to the point...
"When two or three are gathered together, God is in the midst of them."
This beautiful offering of song and music done by people in their own homes all around the world is worth watching all the way through. It is the Revelation Song in various languages and the English...
Luke 24. 13 - 35 Jesus himself came near and went with them, but their eyes were kept from recognizing him. And he said to them, “What are you discussing with each other while you walk along?” They stood still, looking sad.