Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Each Life That Touches Ours For Good

Back in February when I kicked off Cancer Can Suck It Month, I talked about my sweet friend Lorena who was battling terminal cancer.

She passed away yesterday.

Whenever I think of her, I always think about the hymn "Each Life That Touches Ours for Good."

Here's a short video of the song being performed. Listen to it, think about those who have touched your life for good, and keep Lorena's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

Each life that touches ours for good
Reflects thine own great mercy, Lord;
Thou sendest blessings from above
Thru words and deeds of those who love.

What greater gift dost thou bestow,
What greater goodness can we know
Than Christlike friends, whose gentle ways
Strengthen our faith, enrich our days.

When such a friend from us departs,
We hold forever in our hearts
A sweet and hallowed memory,
Bringing us nearer, Lord, to thee.

For worthy friends whose lives proclaim
Devotion to the Savior’s name,
Who bless our days with peace and love,
We praise thy goodness, Lord, above.

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