All You Need Is Love

It didn’t attack her, but her heart decided to take a little vacation now and then without warning. Her heart was broken, but not beyond repair. After 24 hours, two ambulance rides, three doctors, one physicians assistant, several excellent nurses, three worried kids, one scared-out-of-his-mind […]

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Winds of Change

Wind blows fierce and strong Sweeping clean, clearing debris Nature’s do-over A little weather haiku this morning. The wind is formidable this morning! I don’t know if it’s blowing something in or blowing something out. If there were any leaves on the trees, there aren’t […]

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Choose Gratitude

I’ve been reading about gratitude, which is appropriate for this time of year, I suppose. It’s interesting to see the contrast between those with a grateful, humble spirit and those with a sense of entitlement and a proud heart. The difference truly is an attitude […]

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There Is A Fountain

It’s not Thursday, but I have a throwback song in my head this morning… An old hymn that I grew up singing and playing called There Is A Fountain. It’s still one of my favorites to this day. I love contemporary music and expressing myself […]

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You’re Invited

Remember when people had “come as you are” parties? They were just a casual gathering of people for food and fun, and you were supposed to come “as you are” with no special effort. Did anybody ever really do that? Just… show up?? Or maybe […]

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He Knows My Name

Applause. There’s nothing like finishing a performance and hearing the applause, seeing the appreciation of the audience, feeling their delight with your finished product. When you’ve been up there and given your whole self to a show, or put your heart and soul into the […]

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I am completely surrendering Finally giving You everything You’re my redeemer, I run to the cross Because You are more than enough Lord complete me Cause I’m Yours completely These lyrics to the new song, Completely, by Among The Thirsty (which is a great name […]

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Keeper of my heart

Love Take Me Over

🎶Love, take these words that I’m speaking Love, take these thoughts that I’m thinking Love, take me over Love, fill up all of my space and Love, stand right here in my place Love, hear this prayer that I’m praying Love, take me, Love, take […]

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Shaker Village at Pleasant

Word of God SPEAK!

It is Sunday morning, and before I get ready for church and all the chaos there (being a working musician equals a busy Sunday!) I want to share one of my favorite songs with you. This song touches me at the deepest core of my being. […]

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How Can It Be?

You plead my cause You right my wrongs You break my chains You overcome You gave Your life To give me mine You say that I am free How can it be How can it be These powerful lyrics are from a new song by […]

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No More.

Y’all, my struggle with low self-esteem has been the thorn in my side my whole life, along with food (though I think they go hand in hand.) Just when I think I’ve got a grip on it and things are going well, something or someone […]

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Keep your barn doors open!

The sunrise was beautiful this morning. When I woke up, the color was just creeping into the sky. When I looked out the kitchen window, I saw the sunlight starting to wake up the world behind the barn on our neighbors farm. The coolest thing […]

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