Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Dear Refuge of My Weary Soul

Wow, what a great song!  Obviously I think that about every song I share on here, or else I wouldn't share it, right?  Well, that's right, but I'll say it anyway - and again. 

Wow, what a great song!

I've heard it many times before, listened to the lyrics less often, but it wasn't until recently that I fully grasped the beauty of it.  Anne Steele (1716 - 1778) penned the words of this hymn after a life tragedies and hardships from start to finish.  She was without a mother by the age of 3,