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4.6.2020 – “We Will Feast”

This is another one of my favorites by Sandra McCracken that I want to share this morning. This song brings courage, joy, and hope, especially in times of uncertainty, and in times of trouble, in times of waiting— for me, it’s a beautiful reminder of what’s ultimately to come for us as beloved children of… Read More 4.6.2020 – “We Will Feast”

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4.2.2020 – Like an old, favorite sweater…

How can we comfort one another in these kinds of times? We can find comfort by dwelling with Him in His Word, and reminding one another of His promises. And when we overflow in joy and in faith, we can let it overflow out into the atmosphere… I’ll admit, it’s a struggle in this time….… Read More 4.2.2020 – Like an old, favorite sweater…

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3.30.2020 – “Sweet Comfort”

I love this album of Psalms by Sandra McCracken. There’s something about music that can soothe the soul in times like these. Have you ever listened to a song, and almost felt as if you were being rocked like a baby? This song brings me so much comfort, and I wanted to share it with… Read More 3.30.2020 – “Sweet Comfort”

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3.20.2020 – SOS

This song came on yesterday… and something about it felt like the “cry of many out there in the world” right now. Perhaps it’s the cry of many who are going through this challenging and troubling time of uncertainty. But then the Lord gave me Psalm 46 ☀️(I encourage you to read it in it’s… Read More 3.20.2020 – SOS

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3.8.2020 – Deeper and Higher

I love this song. Something about it makes me feel not so alone in all the thoughts, all the concerns, all the “what ifs,” and all the fears, that we so often face in this journey we take with the Lord. He’s always taking us to a “higher place” in our perspective. He’s always bringing… Read More 3.8.2020 – Deeper and Higher

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2.29.2020 – “My All in Thee”

My All in Thee by Young Oceans When gracious Lord, when shall it beThat earth will find her all in Thee?The fullness of Thy promise, proveSeal me with Thy eternal love Thee, only Thee I’m fain to findI cast the world and sin behindO my Redeemer, hear this pleaAnd let me find my all in… Read More 2.29.2020 – “My All in Thee”

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2.10.2020 – You Don’t Have to Hide

I remember listening to this song years ago… Thinking, “Wow, someone gets me. That’s what I do. I hide.” Something about this song, something in the way that I connected with these lyrics made me realize that I was hiding in my life, in so many ways. Little by little the Lord has taken/is taking… Read More 2.10.2020 – You Don’t Have to Hide

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2.3.2020 – Defender

I love when a plan of the enemy backfires. (Is it okay that I love that so much? 😌😄) Have you ever been wrongly accused, criticized, blamed for something? I think we all have, and at times, there may even be some partial truth in the situation that can really mess with our minds, causing… Read More 2.3.2020 – Defender

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1.30.2020 – “Wake Up”

“Wake Up” by All Sons and Daughters We have seen the painThat shaped our heartsAnd in our shameWe’re still breathing, ’cause We have seen the hopeOf your healingRising from our soulsIs the feelingWe are drawing closeYour light is shining throughYour light is shining through Wake up, wake up, wake upWake up all you sleepersStand up,… Read More 1.30.2020 – “Wake Up”

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1.19.2020 – The Song in Our Hearts

Music is so important in my life. For many years I used it in the wrong way, letting it bring me down even further, letting it set me back –further in the darkness. I love what Sandra McCracken said in this video about this song that she wrote… how we can keep a song in… Read More 1.19.2020 – The Song in Our Hearts

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12.30.19 – Communion

There is a sweetness to this song. Wanted to share it with you today… “Communion” feat. Steffany Gretzinger and Brandon Lake from Bethel Music // Maverick City // TRIBL We are returningTo the place we’ve always belongedRighted here with YouTake me back to the gardenLead me be back to moment I heard Your voiceTake me back to communionLead me… Read More 12.30.19 – Communion

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12.23.19 – This Overwhelming Hunger

This overwhelming hunger… This hunger to seek and find, to learn, to grasp, to know, to understand… At times the intensity of this hunger seems to consume me and I risk almost wanting to shut it down because it’s so much, it’s constant, and sometimes I risk unloading too much on other people when I… Read More 12.23.19 – This Overwhelming Hunger

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12.16.19 – Another kind of glimpse into His heart…

As I was sitting here with the Lord this morning, reflecting with Him on some of the things happening in my life, some of the people in my life… Something began to come into focus… and it was like I was suddenly able to “capture” it… When we focus on the good within each other,… Read More 12.16.19 – Another kind of glimpse into His heart…

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12.11.19 – Something Changed

I came across a song that I used to listen to during a dark time in my life. There was something about Sara Groves’ music that helped to somehow meet me in the dark place I was in. In many ways, I felt like I would never be able to change during that time, but… Read More 12.11.19 – Something Changed

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11.30.19 – His Ways Are Higher

God’s ways are so intriguing to me…. His “ways” are so different than what would “seem” to be a “way” of His, according to earthly standards. Yet as we grow in relationship with Him, we’re able to recognize Him. He gives us the “eyes” to see His ways and to understand His ways. Otherwise we… Read More 11.30.19 – His Ways Are Higher

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11.23.19 – Pure and Simple

I love this song by Sandra McCracken. It’s a simple song. It’s simple, and yet the lyrics of this song are profound –a powerful reminder of a simple truth. Turning that simple truth into a declaration and offering to the Lord. I love simple things. I love how the Lord uses simple and small things.… Read More 11.23.19 – Pure and Simple