About This Blog’s Title

The blog title comes from the old hymn, “How Can I Keep From Singing” and also reflects my love of singing and the redemptive power of singing and worship.

 

My life flows on in endless song:

Above earth’s lamentation,

I catch the sweet, tho’ far-off hymn

That hails a new creation.

Through all the tumult and the strife

I hear the music ringing;

It finds an echo in my soul–

How can I keep from singing?

What tho’ my joys and comfort die?

The Lord my Saviour liveth;

What tho’ the darkness gather round?

Songs in the night he giveth.

No storm can shake my inmost calm,

While to that refuge clinging;

Since Christ is Lord of heaven and earth,

How can I keep from singing?

I lift my eyes; the cloud grows thin;

I see the blue above it;

And day by day this pathway smooths,

Since first I learned to love it.

The peace of Christ makes fresh my heart,

A fountain ever springing;

All things are mine since I am his–

How can I keep from singing?

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