For Musicians Only

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, so many lessons for my Christian walk are brought to mind! First, may I say that this collection of hymn arrangements, In Remembrance are absolutely beautiful.  (Dan Forrest has also put out a CD by the same name, and includes all the pieces in this book.) At first glance, […]

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The Ten Commandments and Monopoly?

Tom and I just returned from a wonderful time away.  This time of the year, before the rush of spring activities begin, we often take a few days and “come apart for a while,” so we don’t come apart!  Our favorite get-away place is called Frosty Hollow–a beautiful Bed and Breakfast snuggled into Sweden Valley […]

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Say “I Love You”

On this special day, our thoughts are on love, and how we can show our loved ones that they are special to us.  Probably the simplest way is just to say it; however, sometimes we hesitate to say those words.  On the other hand, can we say them too much?  Our family has been accused […]

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A Lesson from my students

I just finished teaching a piano lesson to a young girl who is the fourth child in her family to take lessons. When I first taught her brothers, it was soon obvious that written music was not a part of their lives.  They were great students, but so many things that I take for granted […]

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“That Still Small Voice” or “Lessons From a Trash Can”

On Friday, I was subbing as a secretary at our SMALL local  high school.  It was a bit of a hectic day which ended in a flurry of activity: One of the buses had broken down, which meant that we needed to keep the students an extra twenty minutes – on a FRIDAY!  However, ‘alls well that […]

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