Marji Laine: Faith~Driven Fiction

. . . Authentic and Intense

The Rest of HisStory – Peace

3 Comments

Silent Night . . .

This beautiful song had its birth at a village church in Oberndorf, Austria. At the St. Nicholas Church midnight mass on Christmas Eve in 1818, the assistant pastor, Fr. Joseph Mohr played his guitar as the accompaniment while he and Franz Xaver Gruber sang the lovely words.

Why the carol was written isn't known, although some speculate that the organ at the church wouldn't work. Either way, on the morning of December 24, Joseph Mohr visited the apartment of
Read more »

Advertisements

Author: Marji Laine

Marji is a homeschooling mom with teenage twins left in the nest. She spends her days transporting to and from volleyball, teaching writing classes at a local coop, and directing the children’s music program at her church. Raised in suburban Dallas, she got her first taste of writing through the stories of brilliant authors of their day, Mignon Eberhart and Phyllis A. Whitney, and through stage experience. After directing and acting in productions for decades, Marji started writing her own scripts. From that early beginning, she delved into creating scintillating suspense with a side of Texas sassy. She invites readers to unravel their inspiration, seeking a deeper knowledge of the Lord’s Great Mystery that invites us all.

3 thoughts on “The Rest of HisStory – Peace

  1. So glad you enjoyed it. Have a blessed Christmas!

    Like

  2. Thanks for sharing this story of Silent Night, loved listening to this guitar version.Paula O

    Like

  3. Thanks for sharing this, Marji. Have a wonderful Christmas. I know you know whom the day celebrates.

    Like