All Creatures of Our God and King – 11/21

*****Download this month’s free printable****** All creatures of our God and King, lift up your voice and with us sing, Alleluia! Thou burning sun with golden beam, thou silver moon with softer gleam! O praise Him! Alluluia! Francis of Assisi, 1226 THE HYMN WRITER Giovanni di Bernadone was born in 1181, one of seven children…

2021 Fall Hymn Guide

Yippee! The Happy Hymnody Fall Guide is finally here! For all who asked about this guide, thank you for your patience! Hop on over to our Etsy Store to check it out! This 56 page guide covers the next three hymns of the season, September to November 2021. These three hymns are such a beautiful…

For the Beauty of the Earth – 11/2020

Two years ago I shared with you all about how my kids and I were reading a wonderful story: “The Princess and the Goblin” by George MacDonald. There is a boy in the story named Curdie, who has a special knack for scaring away goblins. He does this simply by singing. For some reason his…

We Gather Together — November 2019

It’s that lovely time of year when those of us in the US remember how the Dutch and English people came together across the sea to the New World, pursuing freedom to worship God the way they saw fit. That particular occasion was not the first time the Dutch had endured hardship and religious persecution…

Let All Things Now Living — November 2018

My kids and I are currently reading “The Princess and the Goblin” by George MacDonald. There is a boy in the story named Curdie, who has a special knack for scaring away goblins. He does this simply by singing. For some reason his song is especially pungant to the goblins and everytime he sings in…