For created light we thank Thee, While Thine ordered seasons run.

For created light we thank Thee, While Thine ordered seasons run.

For created light we thank Thee, While Thine ordered seasons run.

For created light we thank Thee, While Thine ordered seasons run.

For created light we thank Thee, While Thine ordered seasons run.

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I am weak, He is strong

I am strong. The ensemble sounded strong, rehearsing the prelude before yesterday morning’s service at Bethany Lutheran Church. Until I decided to add a couple beats to the first ending. Or maybe it was a full measure.  Everyone rolled with it—I was...