My Life in Song

And the prompt of the day is . . . Put together a musical playlist of songs that describe your life, including what you hope your future entails. These days I’m more a contemporary praise and worship songs kind of a gal, but those songs rightly describe God and not me. Yet these hymns characterize my life……

Finding an Oasis

Today’s daily prompt is near to my heart: “A sanctuary is a place you can escape to, to catch your breath and remember who you are. Write about the place you go to when everything is a bit too much.” I prefer getting away to a quiet place in nature, a place that is green…

Why Jesus?

When some talk about their faith, they talk about love, joy, peace, comfort, forgiveness, etc. It is true that when there are people hard to love, I find a wellspring of love in God to draw upon. It is true that when I am not happy, even when I am grieving or dismayed, I find a wellspring of joy in the Lord. But following Christ certainly is NOT an easy road. And, the enemy is constantly attacking and trying to destroy those who follow the Lord. Has your heart found a resting place?

Standing on the Promises

One of my favorite old time hymns is “Standing on the Promises” by Russel Kelso Carter. (Click on the link for the story behind the song). When I viewed these pictures taken by my husband and me, this song came to my mind. The second verse of the song says: Standing on the promises that…