PORTRAIT COMPLETED by Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham began this poem for her mother when she was nineteen years old on Mother’s Day 1940. She finished it thirty-four years later on November 8, 1974, the day her mother died. PORTRAIT COMPLETED As the portrait is unconscious of the master artist’s touch, unaware of growing beauty, …

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SAYING GOODBYE

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 During the past month I have attended two funerals. I have never seen two more opposite situations. People throughout the world bury their dead ritualistically and sometimes the rituals …

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