[A clean heart] Though I was quite sure I’d heard him right, I made Andrew repeat his words. “Don’t ever change,” he said. What I thought was, ‘There’s danger in those words.’ (So do you think I over think much? Yes, yes I do.) I knew what he meant, and it was nice to hear … Continue reading Don’t Change
[Wake up, sleeper] Every night before bed--before I even close my eyes--I dawn my sleep mask. Embroidered on it's black satin fabric, in shiny silver thread reads: 'Sleeping Beauty.' Being a huge Disney fan, I was immediately drawn to this one over all the other slogans to choose from. I haven't always used a sleep … Continue reading Awake
Music That Speaks https://youtu.be/_BPNLi1TPXE Casting Crowns has always been one of my favorites; from the first song I was introduced to I was hooked. They've spoken into so many of my own trials as well as joys over the years. I've posted the story behind the song first, even though the song speaks volumes on it's … Continue reading Trust
[Time to get crackin': He gives strength to the weary] This "Captain's Blog" series is going to to be a little different. I've gone with "Captain's Blog" (playing off of Startrek's Captain's log) and a flight/bird theme. It's quirky, but I'm quirky, so it works for me. Plus, I love the sound of Captain's Blog … Continue reading Flying Lessons
Music That Speaks Jeremy Camp's Word of Life https://youtu.be/wrX2tGgADu0 This song moves my spirit to Praise. ❤ And my faith to soar.
[A fragrant aroma] Roll call was always very revealing. Names were quickly put to faces, and no response to a name called always signalled that someone was missing. In order to learn, however, your presence and full attention is required. I found this out in grade three, when I was pulled out of my lessons … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
[Those who sow in tears] Writing out my own story is teaching me so much. I'm even quite overwhelmed by what God has done in my life. I can see how He takes the hard things and keeps turning them into something beautiful, as well as the ways He's protected me. No, He doesn't spare … Continue reading Only God Can