Keisha Valentina

Keisha Valentina

Writer

Keisha Valentina is a singer-songwriter with a deep love of hymnody who plays the piano, lever harp, accordion, and harmonium. She has owned her own housecleaning and music business in Spokane, WA, under the title This Beautiful Mess for over 20 years.

Hymn Guide: The Storm Is Passing Over

Posted on August 3, 2020
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This is the fourth in a series on sacred hymns, the story behind them, their text, a recording, and a simple companion devotional. “When the world is tossing me, like a ship upon the sea, thou who rulest wind and water, stand by me.” – Charles Albert Tindley Every Hymn Has a Story Charles Albert…

Hymn Guide: There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood

Posted on June 22, 2020
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This is the third of a series on sacred hymns, the story behind them, their text, a recording, and a simple companion devotional. “God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform; He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.” ~William Cowper Every Hymn Has a Story William Cowper was…

The Story of All Creatures Of Our God And King

Posted on June 4, 2020
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This is the second of a series on sacred hymns, the story behind them, their text, a recording, and a simple companion devotional. “A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.” – St. Francis of Assisi Every Hymn Has a Story St. Francis of Assisi was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. Although…

Hymn Guide: Abide With Me

Posted on May 22, 2020
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This is the first of a series on sacred hymns, the story behind them, their text, a recording, and a simple companion devotional. “Many a man who has labored in obscure places, practically unnoticed and un-praised by his own generation, has achieved a fame after his death that grows in magnitude with the passing years,”…