Monthly Archives: September 2012

Thoughts on 9/11/2001

Everyone who works or lives in Manhattan has thoughts on what happened 11 years ago. Here are mine. In the 1990s, I was a young guy in my 20s who’d worked for a few years at AT&T in New Jersey, doing all kinds of jobs from Customer Service for their new Internet products (AT&T WorldNet […]

When Your World Falls Apart: Thoughts on It Is Well With My Soul

Have you ever heard of a man by the name of Horatio Spafford? Probably not. He lived back in 1828-1888. He lived in Chicago, and was a successful businessman. In 1871, there was the Great Chicago Fireā€¦one of the greatest disasters of their time, similar to how Hurricane Katrina was a disaster in our time. […]

Welcome (back) to the Name That Hymn blog

Hi everyone! This is Steve, a hymn nut and the purveyor of the discussion board and the fledgling Web site. Back in 2005, I started writing blog posts that were loosely inspired by my favorite hymn lyrics. I wrote my posts on, which Google subsequently took over and ruined. Among other things, […]