…comes Sentimental song. The Choir‘s new album, Shadow Weaver, is out and ready to be indulged. It seems to me with each new release by this band there is a drawing of my ear to go deeper in the music and the lyric. If you are a follower of The Choir, you know exactly what … More Out of the shadow of Shadow Weaver…
Inspiration comes in so many ways. But for me, music inspires me just as much as anything else in and around my life. Most of my teenage years were heavily influenced by music. So much so, it’s influence culminated while at a KISS concert in 1983, I gave my life to Jesus while at that … More Adonai, Master of the earth and sky…
I recall sitting in my bedroom on Walnut Dr. It was summer. I think I was 19 years old. I knew what God was wanting to do with me at the time. I knew what He was calling me to do. I knew what He was preparing. But I had this fear of stepping out … More Why all the fear?
According to International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, a-do’-ni, ad-o-na’-i (‘adhonay): A Divine name, translated “Lord,” and signifying, from its derivation, “sovereignty.” Its vowels are found in the Massoretic Text with the unpronounceable tetragrammaton YHWH; and when the Hebrew reader came to these letters, he always substituted in pronunciation the word ” ‘adhonay.” Its vowels combined with … More Adonai…
One of the greatest experiences in my life was also one of my scariest. It was 1997 and I was in LaPlata Canyon, Colorado. LaPlata Canyon is just west of Durango. I had just begun mountain biking a year before. This was my first trek up a real mountain. It was a beautiful Saturday morning … More Mountain Biking to the Mountain Top
Here we are September 1, 2008. A year ago, going into Labor Day weekend, I had determined after work I would go home and lay on the sofa all weekend and watch NASCAR and football. I recall having that weekend to myself and desiring to do nothing! I received a phone call from a friend … More September FOCUS
My prayer life with God has been on the forefront of my mind. Several things have brought me to this place. Conversation with friends, reading, and circumstances. Out of all these things has come Whispering Secrets, Just how important is it? and now “…willful, deliberate prayer.” Life is full of so many surprises. I wonder how many of … More “…willful, deliberate prayer.”
I’m wrestling with the thoughts I had from “Take courage…” There were other examples I could have used instead of the one I used about playing guitar. So now, I wonder “What’s next to do?” This question comes from today’s Oswald Chambers. …Put everything in your life afloat upon God, going out to sea on … More What’s next to do?
Today has been a tough day for many I work with. Gerry died unexpectedly Sunday night. He will be missed by all. As I have gone through the morning, I have listened to people remark about Gerry and the shock. It’s interesting to me in almost every conversation people mentioned the last time they talked … More Famous Last Words
I’ve been talking about God’s love, knowing God, walking a road few dare to travel, being intimate with God, and going deeper. This past week has been around the metaphor of the ocean. God’s deep and wide limitless love. I want to learn to swim in this ocean of love. It’s Mother’s Day weekend. As I think … More Teach me to swim.