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(photo) Wisconsin Lutheran Choir Inspires Anchorage Alaska

A WELS Lutheran college choir that a relative sings in inspired me this summer! Since then, I’ve posted many vocal harmony videos in my MUSIC Videos That Matter category. During high school, I played trumpet, but regret now that I didn’t do anything vocal except just me and my guitar.

I attended Wisconsin Synod Lutheran (WELS) schools K-12, and was particularly blessed by hearing the lyrics of these two songs during this concert:

God Commanded Angels To Watch Over You

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847)

For God commanded angels to watch over you
That they shall protect you,
In all your living keep you;
For their hands will uphold and guide you,
Lest you dash your foot against a stone, stumbling.

Windham

Isaac Watts (1674 – 1748)

Broad is the road that leads to death
And thousands walk together there
But wisdom shows a narrow path
With here and there a traveller

Deny thyself and take thy cross
Is the Redeemer’s great command
Nature must count it all but dross
If she would gain this heavenly land

The fearful soul that tires and faints
And walks the ways of God no more
Is but esteemed almost a saint
And makes his own destruction sure

Lord let not all my hopes be vain
Create my heart entirely new
Which hypocrites could ne’ er attain
Which false apostates never knew

Panasonic LX-100

Wisconsin Lutheran Choir Tours

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31
7:00 p.m. Concert
Bartlett High School Auditorium
1101 Golden Bear Drive
Anchorage, Alaska

Fenske Family Portrait

Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year,

Buddy Pat Jeff


Our Christmas card – happy, creative days! Mom estimates I was about age-5.

I barely remember that my mouth was red because I had just been to the dentist where they used red dye to help spot cavities.

My dad’s real name was Philip, but many called him Buddy.

The famous Jesus-knocking-on-the-door painting is overhead.

Rangefinder camera on self-timer with bulb flash

Minneapolis, Minnesota