24 March 2013

The Mary Ellen Carter

Two days ago we attended the memorial service for our friend, mentor and role model, a truly remarkable man. With just his twelve-string guitar and his voice, he would lead crowds of sixty or more people in singing. He gave the biggest hugs and shoulder squeezes, and had the most penetratingly blue eyes of anyone I've known. His deep love of God and of people made an indelible impression on countless lives.
Three of his four sons, one of them a professional musician, stood at the front of the church, and in his honour they sang this song.
Goodbye, my friend; rest in peace until we meet again.


1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting this and the other videos in Don & Gwen's honor. WE'LL ALL RISE AGAIN...