-My Songs

Celebrating in the darkness is only possible when you know the Hero

I am going to repost this again, just because it seems like more people than ever are looking for hope this Christmas. Perhaps you, whoever you are, are wondering this: How can we reconcile celebration with everything that is happening? To me, the answer is simply because everything that’s wrong with the world illustrates how …

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Why we celebrate, even as the world falls apart around us

December 2016.  The once-great city of Aleppo, jewel of the Ottoman Empire and home to 2 million not all that long ago (think Houston, TX for size), is in its death throws as massive evacuations continue. In South America, Venezuela is in total upheaval after the most-used currency bill has suddenly been declared no longer valid, …

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Immanuel means…

The Lord is my shepherd,I shall not want. / He makes me lie down in green pastures; / He leads me beside quiet waters. / He restores my soul; / He guides me in the paths of righteousnessFor His name’s sake. / Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; / Your rod …

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Good to be alive…

Hello world! I know it’s been a month since I blogged. I’ve got thoughts… things I want to blog about… things I want to share. But the launch of the school year and an increase of the load at work has slightly overwhelmed me lately. Nevertheless… here’s my song right now. Perhaps it’s fitting.(You can …

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Baby steps…

Yesterday, I found myself writing in my journal that God was calling me to seek His face and develop a closer intimacy with Him. Again. Have you ever been there? Feeling or hearing God calling you to do something for what feels like the eight-eight thousandth time? If so, what follows that? If the devil …

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