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I Have a Favourite Hymn

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    I Am His and He Is Mine

    I have hymns that I find myself singing, even though I don't attend church any longer.  They comfort me and their words embrace me with comfort.   Tonight, I am thinking of this one, as I remember a night time service I attended when very young that this was the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    In The Garden

    I have just started to explore the world of gospel music after hearing an incredible record by Ella Fitzgerald that I had found while digging through some crates at the flea market. The record consisted of Ella singing some of the popular traditional hymns of the time and one of...
    Djambo500 Djambo500 26-30, M Jun 18, 2012

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    Amazing Grace ... Just Beautiful

    John Newton (1725-1807) Stanza 6 anon. Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now am found, Was blind, but now I see. T'was Grace that taught my heart to fear. And Grace, my fears relieved. How precious did that Grace...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Rock Of Ages

    Why is this hymn so important to me well its all down to my grandmother you see when I was a child my grandmother used to take me to the little Methodist church that she looked after since she was sixteen years of age. Everyday come rain or shine she would make sure that the...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Impossible Question!

    There's no way to pick just one, and if I could, it would be changing all the time anyway.  Since the title of the group obligates me, I'll pick two; Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee, and Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming. But what I often love more than the words are the tunes, so...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 9 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Rock Of Ages

    Why is this hymn so important to me well its all down to my grandmother you see when I was a child my grandmother used to take me to the little Methodist church that she looked after since she was sixteen years of age. Everyday come rain or shine she would make sure that the...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    A Touching Place

    The tune is beautiful to this but the words are so thoughtful, so often people forget those who are shunned or who feel excluded by society and it is those people who need someone to reach out to them and help them find God the most. The Hymn is written by John Bell of the Iona...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F May 5, 2012

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    Great Is Thy Faithfulness

     Sung by Metropolitan Baptist ChurchMy favorite hymn.
    Jilly111 Jilly111 46-50, F Dec 19, 2010

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    Related Experiences

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    hans13 hans13 51-55, F Jul 5

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
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    It would be virtually impossible for me to name one type of dish that is my favourite. I like so many different styles, curries, satay's and most asian dishes are way up the top...
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    No matter what I done I was never good enough, it's been the story of my life. I tried to be the perfect daughter honestly I did but each time I was told what a nasty evil cow I...
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    As a boy what type of underwear did you wear?. where they coloured or plain white? Did you choose your change of undies with precision or just randomly? Did you have a favourite...
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    This was really, really weird. I was travelling on a train but I was the only person in the carriage, outside it was completely pitch black. I could see nothing at all through the...
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    I was 14, it was in school.. i always picked my bed near the windows.. Then its raining one night.. I open the windows slightly so I could sleep in the cool breeze.. i didn't...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 9

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    My first trip to Europe I had travelled through eight countries over the course of a month. Italy was one of my favourites.... lots of amazing sights and memories. So many...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Enterprise - faith of the heart... My favourite theme song, with the video of course
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    I have one brother, he is 12 months older than me. Growing up he was and still is my Mothers favourite, he can do no wrong.....he is the golden child(Me and Dads nickname for him...
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    I just got it recently and i love it! :D What are your favourite apps and games people? I have asked this a few times before and no one has answered! :/
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    I am an only child who was told in my early twenties that my mom had a baby when she was 19 and gave him up for adoption. She decided to tell me because she was looking for him...
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    Let me describe my crush: like a piece of gold, has glossy brown hair, big dreamy brown eyes, is a sun god and tans like caramel, has a masculine chin line that runs up to his ears...
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    Gardenia lover for over forty years. Favourites, I actually have several: Veil by Vera Wang "V" by Valentino; I have loads of scents with white floral light esp gardenia. I tried...
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    When i was a child my mother was so overprotective and never ever treat me with respect, she never allows me to decorate my own room the way i like and always throw away my...
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    This really started out as a problem caused by my mother, as she never seemed to be able to recognise when a book was a sequel of another book. I have been given a lot of books...
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    I dreamt the other night about my ex. I haven't thought about him in years. He was my first love and broke my heart. Took a while but I got over it. He was really freaking hot...
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    We had been discussing the possibility of separating for about 4 months. Things were becoming strained between us. We were growing distant and I kept trying so hard to bridge the...
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    My MM has disrespected me one too many times. I have tried to be everything that he wanted but have lost myself. I've lost my spark, my enthusiasm for life and even sometimes my...
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    I'm not usually one to have massive regrets about choices I have made. I usually come to the conclusion that the choices I made were the right ones for me at that time, and just...
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    I met him almost 18 months ago, it was lightening.. incredible chemistry immediately. I had never experienced anything like it in my life... I remember the day, I remember...
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    Monday night I wound up in the hospital..Tuesday I went to see my PCP who put me on medical leave until yesterday..I went back yesterday and was told to stay off today and have an...
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    Recently i found out that I have BPD. I always knew that something was different with me. My emotions ran me. They are so up and down but not only that, they were so intense. My...
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    This weekend I have been visiting my grandfather on he fathers side. And of course that meant multiple visits from my dad's cousins and other people I have never met. Add to that...
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    I have been to emotional hell and back. I have been cheated on, used, abused mentally, and stabbed in the back by "friends", But I will not be a bitter women like I used to be. I...
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    I have Borderline Personality Disorder and OCPD, which means I'm super anxious. I find, as time goes on, that my anxiety grows. A few months ago, I moved in with a boyfriend...
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    I have had many a dream - quite different to the normal dreams I experience - which have come true. The problem is, these 'dreams' are very violent. I have started to document...
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    Ghana, West Africa had held my heart since the day i stepped foot on their soil. Its so hard to put into words how much of an impact going to an African country will have on your...
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    I'm not good enough never have been and never will be I wish people understood how bad im struggling right now going out tonight to a bar with friends sucks enough since I don't...
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