Take Me As I Am

Your love makes me want to be the version of me that You see filtered through the blood of Christ and sanctified by sacrifice So take me as I am  make me something new take my sins away make me more like You may Your will be done let Your kingdom come Help me find […]

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Who moved my tree?

  How do you react to change?  Let me just say that the word in itself makes me cringe!  I do not like change, Sam I am.  I do not like it in my house, I do not like it in my spouse.  I do not like it here or there. I do not like […]

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In one ac”cord”

Not quickly broken,  a cord of three… eldest, youngest daughter and me. My oldest daughter received the nickname “Sweet Treat” from a special lady several years ago.  I must say that she lives up to this lovely nickname in many ways.  Earlier this week, as I tucked her into bed, she said, “Momma, I have […]

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Somebody’s watching me

Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of  Christ.  He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.  Ephesians 5 Everywhere we go, people are watching us.  On this particularly beautiful fall day, I ventured out […]

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I Need More Coffee!!! Thoughts and a song on Isaiah 55

  Is anyone thirsty?  Come and drink—   even if you have no money! Come, take your choice of wine or milk—   it’s all free!   Why spend your money on food that does not give you strength?  Why pay for food that does you no good? Listen to me, and you will eat what is […]

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Musical musings on neglected weeds

Hard at work we made it look as if that’s all  it really took One day of labor one day of sweat and oh how quickly we forget these little things  that creep and grow up through our mulch did we not know that when we do not  tend our weeds and when His word  […]

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What happens when we neglect our weeds…

Hard at work we made it look as if that’s all  it really took One day of labor one day of sweat and oh how quickly we forget these little things  that creep and grow up through our mulch  did we not know- that when we do not  tend our weeds and when His word  […]

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Finding joy

 The grass is always greener on the other side isn’t it?  When I was a little girl I thought my life would just be amazing and perfect only if… I was thinner… or didn’t tower over everyone else with my ginormous daddy long legs!   As I got into junior high and high school I […]

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Helpless

  Most mornings I sit at the piano and sing whatever He puts on my heart…sometimes I sing my prayers.  One morning I wrote this song as I prayed to God.   So often I feel helpless- not knowing what to do, or what direction to go in.   It’s those moments like these  that […]

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Let the little children come to me…

Any adult who has volunteered for a Vacation Bible School program knows that it is anything but a vacation!  There is lots of praying, planning, organizing, preparing, and coordinating of schedules and volunteers to pull it all off.  But somehow, it always comes together in the end! I may have a little rhythm, but a […]

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