Sunday, March 31, 2013

A Time for Singing

Faith and joy are the ascensive forces of song.
~~Paramahansa Yogandanda

We're Lutherans.
Known for work ethics and discipline.
 Reluctant, quiet and reserved, we're fairly non-committal.

Not today.

It's Easter Sunday and our choir's in the balcony,
 rocking it out for all three services!

The stone is rolled away, hallelujah!
The stone is rolled away!
The Lord is risen from the grave, the stone is rolled away!
 Let all Christians give thanks and sing;
shout your praises to our King.
The grave lost its victory and death, its sting,
 the Lord is risen indeed!
Glory, hallelujah!
Words and Music, Victor C. Johnson

Two of my brothers are coming to dinner, one bringing a new girlfriend.
We'll sing the table grace:

Be present at our table, Lord.
Be here and everywhere adored.
These mercies bless and grant that we
May feast in Paradise with thee.

Have a lovely Easter!



Beverly Rolfsrud said...

What time are you singing? I'll join in, you'll need an alto. Sosie

S. Etole said...

"Christ the Lord is risen today ..."
Love when they sing that during the processional.

Blessings for a wonderful day.

rosaria williams said...

Family and friends make any occasion special. Happy Easter!

Cobalt Violet said...

Blessings to you for Easter!
Hope you had a beautiful day
at church and with your family!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I hope you had a great Easter Rebecca!

Dewena Callis said...

I'm sure your Easter was lovely! I can hear the music! We had a lovely Easter visiting our 8 month old granddaughter for her first Easter. Our daughter-in-law amazed me, organized but kept it simple and healthy. And cooks the baby food.

I have enjoyed March's posts here.

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tammy j said...

george crashed.
i guess he thought my joy in your own joyous post here was in a minor key.
i actually FELT your joy dear heart. i hope you had a glorious dinner with two beloved brothers and the new family guest!
tammy j