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“The Lord Is My Shepherd” (19th-century hymn)

This hymn, based on Psalm 23, was written by Scotsman James Montgomery (probably best known for his Christmas carol “Angels from the Realms of Glory”) and published in 1822. The above performance is by The Lower Lights (whom I’ve featured … Continue reading

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“Where Can I Turn for Peace?”

A resident of Belmont, Massachusetts, I’m currently under police orders to stay inside my house until further notice. This morning, about a mile away from where I live, a rapid-fire shootout erupted between the two suspects in the Boston Marathon … Continue reading

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The Lower Lights (A Hymn Revival)

Ever heard of the musical group The Lower Lights? I really love what they’re doing: taking old hymns and refreshing them. The goal, they write on their website, is “to connect with these beautiful old songs on a deeper level, … Continue reading

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