I Want to Be One of Them!

By Sampo Torgo at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons
By Sampo Torgo at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons
It’s the Feast of All Saints tomorrow — one of my favorite solemnities! As it approaches each year, my thoughts go to a mental image of all the saints around the throne of God, and I always feel a bit overwhelmed with emotion.  The other day I happened to be listening to Sara Groves’ song “When the Saints Go Marching In,” and the lyrics evoked that familiar, stirring response in me. I thought I would share a few of the lines. Groves’ is talking about what she sees in her mind when she thinks about “all who’ve gone before and lived a faithful life:” Continue reading “I Want to Be One of Them!”