When I write it is problematic for me. It causes people to either freak out or say good job. This is my open journal of life, my thoughts, intentions, my failures and fears. I am going to take a break. When and if I feel it is time to return, I will. If not, good … Continue reading Should I or shouldn’t I?
I first heard this song several years ago. The passionate plea of the desperate heart still hits me powerfully! If we are honest, we will find this person still inside of us, longing for a God who still moves. We are all broken, poor and blind apart from Him. Closer John Mark McMillan Come closer, closer … Continue reading Closer – JohnMark McMillan – One of the best songs you’ve never heard!
I spent nearly 20 years in a church that did a lot of damage to my faith, I call it the "cult church" now. It was a non-denominational church with certain practices and legalistic oppressions that stifled and stunted the lives of many, while a few lorded their power over the rest. I was manipulated into subjection and disciplined … Continue reading Detoxing from Church Culture and Starting Over
I have been thinking about this for a while. Writing down the songs that have been thematic to my personal journey. Its been tough, some of the songs reflect that. Its been deep and unknown yeah, that's there too. Then there are moments of great victory, you'll find them here. I have made a list and some … Continue reading The Music of my Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiDbJGn076A Please Don't Pass Me By [Verse 1] There was a blind man on the road side, and he heard a commotion yeah It was Jesus passing by with a crowd and it stirred his emotions He'd been displaced his whole life, should he even try Ohhhhh Don't bother Jesus (they say you have … Continue reading Fred Hammond & RFC – Please Don’t Pass Me By
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLtvB6D_lGs I am trying to get there, I feel this song should move me and give some hope. Maybe it is yet to come... CITY OF HOPE Once we were a barren land Dry from disappointment But Heaven, like a heavy rain Revealed Your heart for us Now we're dusting off our instruments In … Continue reading City of Hope (Official Lyric Video) // Brave New World // Amanda Cook Bethel Music
I just watched an amazing YouTube video of a violinist and violist performing a piece by Mozart. They played with grace, ease, and such a sense of joy; it was really fun to watch. It brought out some emotion in me as music often does. I can find myself in tears when witnessing really exceptional … Continue reading Violins, Paintbrushes and Peace