Before I post the lyrics and my thoughts on the song for today, please don't forget my friend Rob and his family! I want to make sure I can give them a decent gift before he moves to Colorado to be with his family. He's been missing them a ton, and I want to give … Continue reading Morning will come, and I’ll do what’s right
When you try your best, but you don’t succeed. When you get what you want, but not what you need. When you feel so tired, but you can’t sleep. [You're] stuck in reverse. And the tears come streaming down your face When you lose something you can’t replace. When you love someone, but it goes to waste, Could it be worse? Lights will guide you home, And ignite your bones. And I will try to fix you. And high up above or down below … Continue reading Light will guide you Home
"A single thread in a tapestry, though its color brightly shine, can never see its purpose in the pattern of the Grand Design. "And the stone that sits on the very top of the mountains mighty face, Does it think its more important than the stones that form the base? "So how can you see … Continue reading “Look at your life through Heaven’s eyes.”
I was watching a TED talk of one of my mentors, Temple Grandin, and she gave me the best idea ever. "Now, I wanna emphasize that not every autistic kid's gonna be a visual thinker...The thing is, the visual thinker is just one kind of mind. You see, the autistic mind tends to be a specialist … Continue reading A New Project: “Aphantastic Brain: Thinking in Music”
Obedience is love. According to Paul, and according to Jesus, to obey the whole Law is to obey two simple commandments, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength," and "love your neighbor as yourself."
Too often, I think, Christians pray for God to rescue us from our storms and trials. We fail to see that it is the trials that will bring us closest to God by strengthening our faith and showing us the extent of our need for Him.
Given this overwhelmingly gracious promise from God, to be with us always and to go before us, how could we possibly seek anything other than the pillars of God's presence?
Some thoughts came to me while I was driving and thinking about the words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. I figured I'd write them down so I could remember them.