The Broken Trail by Christa MacDonald

Favorite Christmas Music

Music will get me into the Christmas spirit more than most anything. More than decorating or shopping or baking. I could forgo all of that, as long as I had Christmas music to listen to. Now narrowing down my favorites so they fit on a single blog post isn’t easy. I love all types of Read More

The Broken Trail by Christa MacDonald

O Sacred Head …

Text: Anonymous; trans. by Paul Gerhardt and James W. Alexander Music: Hans L. Hassler, 1564-1612; harm. by J.S. Bach, 1685-1750 O sacred Head, now wounded With grief and shame weighed down Now scornfully surounded With thorns, Thine only crown How art Thou pale with anguish With sore abuse and scorn! How does that visage languish Which once Read More

The Broken Trail by Christa MacDonald

Favorite Christmas Music

For me, one of the best things about the Christmas season is the music. I love the big choir church hymns and the latest rocker versions. Now I do have my favorites, several from years ago, and a few more recently. They all succeed in one very important thing: pointing to Christ, reminding me He’s Read More