That sweet boy up there? That’s my beautiful son who hasn’t yet experienced the dirt and pain of this world. Sometimes, I can’t write. The crushing burdens of this broken world feel like they’re physically pushing down my words. #icantbreathe Because no paragraph can speak into the pain. Where do I begin? I’m just me. […]Read More all of God's children
I get the feeling that I’m meant for more. The pull in my soul that I’m living in a swirling tension of now and not yet. I am a woman wrestling with God. Who feels the Spirit pushing and pulling and leading in the vapor that is this life. I breathe it and it fills my […]Read More i am restless
Do you have a favorite Christmas song? You know, one that gives you goosebumps? For me, it’s O Holy Night. The words paint a picture of the God who humbly came to Earth with a scandalous and glorious love that changed the world forever. Since I couldn’t manage to get the song out of my head […]Read More o holy night: free christmas printables
I’ve done enough talking this week — how about something else? This is ‘Build Your Kingdom Here’ by Rend Collective Experiment, a self-described “eclectic collective of multi-instrumentalists” from the North of Ireland. Their words are sticking to me today. I’m really feeling the need for the Kingdom here. Are you? Come set your rule and […]Read More build your kingdom here
A little over a year ago, a friend asked me to pen a few thoughts, poetic in nature, on John 20: 11-18 (where it’s revealed that Jesus had risen). We hoped to put some music to it, but things got busy and the words stayed nestled in a notebook, completely forgotten until today. As a […]Read More evidence of a king: found words on John 20:11-18
So, I’ve had a song stuck in my head all week. Ask my poor husband, who got to hear my tone-deaf humming during rush hour the whole time we were traveling this weekend. Not only is “Brave” by Sara Bareilles darn catchy, but it has lyrics that are striking a chord with me, too. (See […]Read More show me how big your brave is.
15 tracks from Spin’s November issue. 10 tracks from Austin City Limits Music Festival 24 tracks from Urban OutfittersRead More if you like free hipster music.