Scripture and a Song: Thankful

SONG: Really? How can it be Thanksgiving Week already? The weather belies the season – nearly 70 in the Mid-Atlantic US on Saturday. But Sunday, a cold front comes and with it, a swell of thankfulness in my heart. To enumerate my blessings is impossible because God has been so very good to me. In the…

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Scripture and a Song: Jesus Messiah

SONG: The 2016 election for President of the United States is this week. I’ve remained largely silent on the issue online because I don’t want my blog to politicize when it is meant to glorify God. Americans seem to be largely dissatisfied, both with their candidate choices and with the political process itself. Of greater concern…

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Don’t Claim What You Don’t Want

I have been overweight for pretty much my whole adult life. It has spanned from “overweight” to “obese” according to the weight range breakdown by the experts. And for that whole duration, I have been on and off of diets, “eating plans” and a variety of other efforts to slim down and get healthier. However, I,…

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Scripture and a Song: How Great Thou Art

SONG: I grew up in a Baptist Church where we had a piano, an organ and old-school hymns to offer worship to God. These swelling songs of adoration are embedded in my heart, connecting me to happy memories of my grandparents, who were largely responsible for my spiritual education. They shared Jesus with me and I…

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Scripture and a Song: Chain Breaker

SONG: My husband and kiddos are probably weary of my shouting “That’s my jam!” in the car, in the kitchen, or wherever I am when a song I enjoy comes on. The simultaneous beauty and danger of Pandora Radio is that a jam emerges with nearly every song I hear. 🙂  This week I want to…

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