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May 15




THINE IS THE GLORY
Edmond L. Budry, 1854–1932
Translated by Richard B. Hoyle, 1875–1939
  But thanks be to God! He gives the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 15:57)
In the ancient world, no celebration was considered more glorious than the march of triumphant returning warriors through their capital city. Many visual depictions have been made of the victorious Roman soldiers in the early centuries marching proudly through the streets and arches of Rome, leading captive slaves and hearing the boisterous approval of cheering admirers.
Christ our Savior fought the greatest battle of all time against the prince of this world and all of his legions. Our Lord returned triumphant to His Father, having conquered not only sin, death, and the grave, but Satan and hell also. Now He sits on the Father’s right hand as the ruler of His kingdom and our personal advocate before God.
But the day of our celebration is just ahead. One can picture with imagination the processio…
May 15





Memories

“Remember the days of old; consider the years long past. Ask your father, and he will tell you, your elders, and they will teach you.” Deuteronomy 32:7 (HCSB)

When Stephen and Farrell set their wedding date, one of the requests they had for us was to digitize photos of him growing up so they could make a PowerPoint presentation for the reception. I broke out an old scanner from a cabinet and hooked it up to my computer, only to remember why it was in storage-it didn’t work. After throwing it away, we got a new one and began converting memories into pixels. The three of us took turns scanning and I cropped and edited each photo and after a week of evenings, we mailed twenty years of Stephen’s life to him on one CD.

Now we’re in the process of doing the same with the rest of our pictures. Perhaps some of you are involved in the tedium of lining up pictures on the scanner bed, scanning, cropping, editing, categorizing and saving your memories. We’re not near done, but ever…