Got Joy?

What's on your play list these days? Are you listening to some old favorites? Or is there a new one that keeps looping around, because you can't get enough of it? I am obsessed with the song, Joy, off of Housefires II. It resonates with everything within me. I play it nonstop in my office, my car, even on my computer with headphones if I'm in a coffee shop. I think it is because it is the song of my heart. The lyrics are so in line with Isaiah 61 and the divine exchange God brings to people. While Isaiah 61:1 speaks [...]

BE STILL!

Have you ever tried to have a meaningful conversation with a teenager when he's in a room full of friends with the television going on and he's texting someone? Or a toddler who has a room full of toys before her and a Disney movie on the television? It's nearly impossible. You may get grunts and head shakes at the appropriate times, but what are they really grasping? And if they convey anything in return, other than a grunt, does it make any sense to the conversation? Now, is it any wonder people are always saying God never speaks to them? God [...]

By |2015-03-04T08:18:06-05:00March 4th, 2015|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|2 Comments

Guess what I learned listening to my son’s music?

What kind of music do you listen to? I like contemporary Christian, country music, rock and roll, worship music, beach music, easy listening, and even some classical.  I would have to say, I am not a fan of rap music... well, that is until today. Much of the rap music out there today sings of the degradation and objectification of women.  In many cases the songs glorify pimping, drugs and violence. The survivors of human sex trafficking I know have shared how rap music was all their pimps played, much of it very violent in nature. This morning I grabbed [...]

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