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Shadows of the Cross

The following article was first given as a speech at the Singspiration held at Hudsonville church on November 23, 1969. Twilight softly shadows the city, silently aloof on its hills. Towers stand gently gilded in the setting sun, for this is Jerusalem the golden. In the ravines and valleys, even to the plain beyond, stand […]

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The Ecstasy of Life

THE ECSTASY OF LIFE: The following was originally given as a speech during a singspiration in memorial to Ronald Yonkers. Because of the emotions which all of us felt upon that occasion, the speech is printed just as it was given. Note: This reading was written before Ron’s sudden passing to glory this week. I […]

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And the Night Arose

The sun suddenly dove behind lofty mountain peaks, and as its light faded from the heavens, the glory of the night began to appear. First came one lone star in the east, then another, until, myriad upon myriad in splendor the heavens were splashed with light as with an iridescent paint upon a black cloth. […]

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Turned to the Light

There is a story told about a lovely white rose which the Lord placed in a weed patch. This rose was the only thing of true beauty in that patch and was well aware of that fact.  Each morning, as the dawn opened her fingers over the earth, she placed one crystal drop of dew […]

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I Heard My God

I heard my God walk by today As morning filled the sky. I heard my God walk by today As afternoon drew nigh.   I heard my God walk by today In falling drops of dew. I heard my God walk by today I heard my God, did you?   I saw my God walk […]

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