Choosing Stillness

“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 Being still has been my constant nemesis. This could be the reason that the first song I wrote was called “Be Still”. I have a hard time sitting still, focusing (I think I may have A.D.D….seriously), and putting things aside completely to spend time withContinue reading “Choosing Stillness”

Behind the Music ~ Psalm 71

“Your righteousness, O God, reaches the high heavens. You who have done great things, O God, who is like you?” Psalm 71:19 Psalm 71 is about rescue, deliverance, redemption and praise, praise, praise! “My praise is continually of you.” Psalm 71:6b “My mouth is filled with your praise, and with your glory all the day.”Continue reading “Behind the Music ~ Psalm 71”

Get Out of Your Head ~ Week 3

“To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:31-32 As we are developing the mind of Christ, we’ll have a fight on our hands. But God gives us aContinue reading “Get Out of Your Head ~ Week 3”

To Live is Christ ❤

“For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21 ‘It’s all – always – about Christ. Paul experienced a massive shift, and now he was a totally different man. No longer was he a slave to his circumstances or his emotions. Paul now chose to live aware of the power ofContinue reading “To Live is Christ ❤”

Get Out of Your Head ~ Week 2

“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ. 1 Corinthians 2:16 This week we are focusing on making a shift, changing our thinking. Paul was under house arrest when he was writing the the Philippians, He is going to show us howContinue reading “Get Out of Your Head ~ Week 2”

Behind the Music ~ Freely Forgive

“For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.” Psalm 86:5 I was sitting at a Celebrate Recovery meeting at a friend’s church and during the lesson portion the teacher said something about how Jesus forgives freely. I scribbled the words freely forgive at the topContinue reading “Behind the Music ~ Freely Forgive”

Behind the Music ~ The Holy One

“Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples! Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wondrous works! Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice! Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!Continue reading “Behind the Music ~ The Holy One”

Get Back to Your First Love

“But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first.” Revelation 2:4 This…this is hard to admit. This is difficult to swallow – have I abandoned my first love? Is this where my issues began? Not keeping my eyes fixed on Jesus? Not putting Him first? I don’t reallyContinue reading “Get Back to Your First Love”

Get Out of Your Head ~ Week 1

“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32 It’s finally time to begin! I am incorporating the book and the Bible Study so even if you have one or the other you are going to get as much material and resources as I can throw at you, allContinue reading “Get Out of Your Head ~ Week 1”

Behind the Music ~ I Marvel

“He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces, he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he wasContinue reading “Behind the Music ~ I Marvel”