Giving Thanks through Hell and High Water (Backstory for the song ‘Blessed’)

I remember the words of a respected elder, when I’d ask how she was doing.  Instead of responding with a generic ‘Excellent!’ or ‘Great!’ like some do (when they’re really struggling).  She’d sometimes say, ‘The horse won’t ride, the cow won’t give milk, the chickens won’t lay eggs – but HalleluYah anyhow!’ Continue reading “Giving Thanks through Hell and High Water (Backstory for the song ‘Blessed’)”

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