Hymn Stories – Continued

By Christopher Zoukis Somewhere in there, after his missionary work in England, he worked as a missionary in Liberia to the Kru and Bassa people.  This lasted for about fifteen years.  He then returned to England for five years.  Finally, he came home to Colorado, living on the hill at Belleview campus.  He was made […]

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Hymn Stories

By Christopher Zoukis The stone is red with polyps of purple.  Rough edges contrast with the polished, glass-like front where the name is engraved.  Above the name, floating surreally, two hands posed in prayer indicate that below lies a person of faith.  Below the name are the dates:  September 4, 1912 is the day of […]

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Origen

By Christopher Zoukis Tyre.  An ancient city, a major port long ago, along the Phoenician coast. Tyre was the birth-place of a rare purple dye used to color the garments of kings.  The secret ingredient to the purple dye was the blood of worms. That was then; now it is called Lebanon. Tyre had a church, […]

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Edie

By Christopher Zoukis Oak Hill Cemetery is in Ballard, California, which is near Santa Barbara, which boasts ‘perfect weather’ all year round.  With their addresses carved in granite, three thousand plus permanent residents abide in Oak Hill, surrounded by verdant greenery, cool ocean breezes skimming over cerulean blue water.  A permanent address should make one […]

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