Eternity - by Linda Bracken

We made our way to Southern Ontario for the interment of Dad Bracken's ashes on Saturday June 15th. We felt privileged to see the transforming power of God's grace through the last years of Robert's life. He came to the…

It is Well with my Soul - by Linda Bracken

"When peace like a river attendeth my ways, when sorrows like sea billows roll
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say, 'It is well, it is well with my soul!'

It is well....with my soul....


Great Things in Great Britain - by Linda Bracken

The Brackens and the Cowiesons (aka Power in Praise) were enjoying our whirlwind tour of Great Britain. One of the places we visited was the Isle of Skye and we were booked into a lovely bed and breakfast just outside…

Amazing Grace - by Linda Bracken

We found ourselves on a special tour of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, and Wales) and at one point ended up in a relative's kitchen in Lancaster. The visit was lovely as we met with folks who were family members…

Under His Wings - by Linda Bracken

Under His wings, under His wings, who from His love can sever
Under His wings, my soul shall abide
Safely abide forever...

So many of the Hymns of Christian faith reflect the foundation of our Hebrew roots.…

He Lives! - by Linda Bracken

"I serve a risen Saviour, He's in the world today
I know that He is living, whatever men may say
I feel His Hand of Mercy, I hear His Voice of Cheer
And just the time I…

How to Commit Suicide - by Linda Bracken

"Hi, my name is Linda. I committed suicide this morning and I'm having a wonderful day!!" The ladies group I was speaking to that morning, certainly were paying close attention to me after my introductory statement. I don't consider myself…

Four Voices in Five Part Harmony - by Linda Bracken

Sitting at a red light on our way home from an evening service, the four of us were singing. We were enjoying the sweet fellowship and joy of combining our voices in praise to the King. As we sang we…

Holy, Holy, Holy - by Linda Bracken

We could set our watches on Sunday Morning because we sang the hymn "Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God Almighty" at exactly the same time in the service.

When I was a very young follower of Jesus, I was impressionable…

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus - by Linda Bracken

"Oh Soul, are you weary and troubled, no light in the darkness you see...there's a Light for a look at the Saviour and life more abundant and free...Turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full in His wonderful Face...and the things…

Are You Sure? by Linda Bracken

Are you sure? Sure about what? Sure about anything? It is important to be sure about your the old song says "Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine, oh what a foretaste of glory divine..."

So, you can say with…

Just as I am - by Linda Bracken

 "Just As I Am"

One of the most familiar hymns is the one played at the end of the evangelistic meetings of Mr. Billy Graham. The words are so poignant. "Just as I am without one plea, but that…