There is nothing like the power of a great hymn to express truth from our hearts and to carry truth to our hearts. In light of Dale's promotion to glory, the words from the last two stanzas of the last hymn we sang together last Sunday have been on my heart.
Keep us, Lord, O keep us cleaving
To Thyself and still believing,
Till the hour of our receiving
Promised joys with Thee.
Then we shall be where we would be,
Then we shall be what we should be;
Things that are not now, nor could be,
Soon shall be our own.