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Straddling Eternity

Straddling Eternity

As my dad lay in bed Sunday, nearing his final moments on this Earth, I was at church in worship. One of the hymns we sang was “Higher Ground” by Johnson Oatman, Jr., a hymn that longs for “a gleam of glory bright” with the prayer to stand on “Heaven’s tableland.” It seems Oatman had […]