18 May 2017

In God I Trust0

When I am afraid,
I put my trust in you.
In God, whose word I praise,
in God I trust; I shall not be afraid.
What can flesh do to me?
Psalm 56:3-4
Scripture says it all. We try to add to it with our emotions, but the Spirit [...]

Read More
30 Apr 2017

When We Don’t Have Our Own Words . . .0

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures.
He leads me beside still waters.
He restores my soul.
He leads me in paths of righteousness
for his name’s sake.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no [...]

Read More
28 Mar 2017

My Heart Ever Faithful1

The song “My Heart Ever Faithful” from J. S. Bach’s Cantata No. 68 has been special to me for many years. In college, I sang it at a joint senior recital with Patrick the same night we announced our engagement. These lyrics represented a beautiful promise set in motion as we began our lives together.
My [...]

Read More
20 Feb 2017

Exaltation0

My life is most secure when I am centered on my Lord and resting in His exaltation. Everything about the Christian’s life falls into place when we are trusting in Him and His sovereign rule as King over our lives. Even when we are persecuted, suffering, or hurting, because of His steadfast love and faithfulness—and [...]

Read More
25 Jan 2017

Musical Nature0

I believe that just as we are born with a sin nature, we are born with a musical nature.
Music resonates within us as if coming out of our very souls. It is found in all parts of society in every culture around the globe. There is not one group of people anywhere on the planet [...]

Read More