ABIDE IN ME

The word abide is not a common word nowadays and yet it is used yet it is used eight times in this short passage. It is also mentioned in our second reading – God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them … More ABIDE IN ME

I Vow to Thee My Country words: Sir Cecil Spring Rice (1859-1918), music: Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

This article was written for the November 2017 edition of the parish magazine. A long time favourite, I was reminded of this hymn in May 2017 when I attended an Open Day at Trinity Laban Conservatoire with Jennifer. The last item on the schedule for prospective vocal applicants was a master class with mezzo soprano … More I Vow to Thee My Country words: Sir Cecil Spring Rice (1859-1918), music: Gustav Holst (1874-1934)