A Return to Simplicity…

“After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11   To the natural eye he was simply a baby, but these great kings of the earth fell to the ground and …

Falling Leaves

I love the fact that I live in a region where I get to experience all four seasons of the year! I’m particularly fond of Fall because of the much anticipated fresh air and, of course, the celebrated colors of Autumn. I’m somehow moved the way the trees explode with beauty as they release their leaves, surrendering to the winds …

Send a Song in September

When we go through challenging times we need to be reminded of God’s goodness and love. Music has a way of inviting us to turn our hearts to Him, and re-connect.   Can you think of a friend or family member who could really use some encouragement? Would you consider sending a download of one of my songs to someone …

Merry Christmas, dear ones…

Our Thanksgiving this year had to be rescheduled due to illness in the family. Once I realized that I had a completely unexpected, unscheduled day, I decided to watch Hallmark movies and wrap Christmas presents. I know, I know, Hallmark movies are sappy, but I still enjoy them!   Hallmark brings to mind greeting cards, right? We often include a …

Rags to Righteousness

It was Christmastime and I was thinking about the idea of Jesus in a manger, wrapped in swaddling clothes. It occurred to me that those clothes were, no doubt, rags. As I pondered this thought, I was reminded of the scripture Isaiah 64:6 that refers to our righteous acts being like “filthy rags” before God. Carried by this image, I began …