Find Me, Patterns in Life


Find Me, Margaret Becker

Got home today from work. Sitting back, I started listening to music while I unwind from the day. Skipped many different songs on my Spotify list until I finally came to rest on a selection of older Christian songs that were once so central to our lives. Margaret Becker, Jars of Clay, Brandon Heath, Carolyn Arends, Newsboys, and others. Continue reading

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Appalachian Sound


Sound, Water, and Light are of the most powerful and profound things of this world. Anyone of these can build or destroy. And sometimes one opens the door for all so that they may dance together.

Through the sound of the words, “Let there be Light” Light was invited over the threshold to our world so that water now rested on the Earth.

Heavenly sounds played by human fingers can bring the invitation of Light deep within us so that the Father may overshadow the well of our souls with peace.

Deep thinking (unspoken words) can give birth to wisdom in such places.

The late Rich Mullins once said Continue reading

Pollyanna


Pollyanna

noun

1.an excessively or blindly optimistic person.

adjective

2.(often lowercase). Also, Pollyannaish. unreasonably or illogically optimistic:

Not long ago a well-known singer (Bono) commented in an interview wondering, “why so many themes found prominently in the Psalms—like hubris, rage, tears, searching—are missing in modern Christian music.” 

I saw his comment after it was posted on Facebook as well as another comment that I had to smile about that came after it that said, “Clearly he has a very narrow song list.”

How very true. Continue reading