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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sunday Drive: We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder

This Palm Sunday morning, an old spiritual exquisitely rendered:

And I also came across this moving excerpt from the Ken Burns series on the Civil War, which somehow seems to fit with the song:


Grandmère Mimi said...

The hymn is wonderfully done, and - oh! - the beautiful letter with the writer gone within a short time.

The deaths and wounds of the soldiers in our wars today go mostly unmourned, except by those who love them.

Russ Manley said...

A beautiful letter, yes - heartbreakingly so.

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