Category Archives: Song

The Nearness of God (Sunday Quote)

Some time ago, early in the morning, I read in my devotional “A Diary of Private Prayer” by John Baillie. As the sun slowly rose the beams of light shone through my kitchen window. The rays broke through some stained … Continue reading

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An Instrument of God

Last night the kids and I stopped by the lake to see an amazing sunset. In all my years of taking pictures of sunrises and sunsets I have never seen anything like it. It didn’t take long and people pulled … Continue reading

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What I Can’t Do

What I can’t do, LORD, do for me When weakness is my only strength In faintness be my Energy In battle, LORD, be my defense. What I don’t know, teach through Your Word Keep me from earthly wisdom’s bait Help … Continue reading

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Change

The other day my teenage daughter came to me with a photo of her when she was a toddler. Because we adopted her when she was older, I didn’t know her back then. She told me what she remembered about … Continue reading

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Up to my Ears

I awaken with shoulders pulled up to my ears, Greet the morning with worries, with plans and fears. I walk with my back in a terrible mess – “Please hurry! I’m busy! Don’t add to my stress!” I better get … Continue reading

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His Glory

When I stepped outside to take care of my flowers, I found a beautiful surprise. The setting sun was in a haze and its color stunning. For a moment I forgot I was an adult and sat in the grass … Continue reading

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The Crown

This past week someone asked me to imagine what it would have been like to be there at the scene of the cross, to assume someone’s point of view. The following made its way from my heart. It just stuck … Continue reading

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