Loving Arms

Memory is not my strong point. Sometimes I can remember every word that was said, every movement made, but that is few and far between. Normally, my memories are fairly vague and frequently associated with a feeling or impression. However, there is one distinct memory that I still hold on to, from when I was about 10 years old.

Amazing Grace

Recently, the message on Sunday included a history lesson about the writer of the hymn "Amazing Grace". I had never known that the writer, while at the time of writing was a village clergyman in England, had been a slave trader and sailor of such bad behavior that he had been not only imprisoned in … Continue reading Amazing Grace