We enjoyed celebrating Grandma’s 82nd birthday last night with Pizza, cake, presents and “Team Scrabble.”
I don’t know how many people are around this holiday weekend, but here are a few things I’ve enjoyed reading the past couple of weeks.
Sometimes It’s Just Plain Hard, a very honest perspective that not everyone has beautiful, inspiring last days and death, but the hardness is all the more reminder that death is an enemy and Christ has overcome it and offers new life.
Another on the subject of death: I was brought to tears by the text of The Long Goodnight, HT to Challies. My own preferences for musical style is more conservative than the accompaniment here, but the text is from an old German hymn.
“If Anyone Destroys God’s Temple…” Very convicting, not the usual take you see on this passage.
In the “something to think about” department: Girlie Christianity.
Hope all my American friends have a happy Independence Day! I’ve loved this explanation of the Declaration of Independence by Red Skelton since I first heard it: