It felt like the weight of the world was on my shoulders as I drove to the studio that day in the blinding rain. The decision to record a song for A Timeless Christmas had […]
Bumper Stickers and Vanity Plates or What’s Your Agenda?
I have an artist friend who works in the same building as I, just a couple of blocks down the hill from our state’s Capitol building. She also lives out in the country not […]
People Need People and Friends Need Friends
Sometimes it’s what’s written on the inside cover that speaks volumes – long before you ever read the book. For my high school graduation, our youth pastor presented me with a devotional book. “That was nice,” […]
A New Song
That moment you realize it’s not about you. The gifts you’ve been given were meant to share. Blessed by the generosity of a family of gospel singers and a couple of dear friends with a […]
It’s Not About You, It’s For You!
Losing a loved one is devastating. Losing a loved one around a holiday can destroy your ability to enjoy the festivities for many years to come. Losing a child around the holidays is devastating and […]
You’ll Be – Listening?
Growing up as a preacher’s kid in a small country church that was surrounded on all sides by dairy farms, I suppose it was rather unusual to have vivid memories of a radio broadcast, “Echoes […]
Ribbons of Goodness
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.” – James 1:17 I love Christmas – the joy […]
Lift Me Up
This is a little story about a day in the life of a starving artist who has to work to support her music habit. I would love to tell you that there was some grand […]
The Colors of Love
If it’s true that every singer has but one song to sing, and they sing it all their life, mine would have to be the love of God: vast, unmeasurable, unconditional, extravagant – its power completely […]
Concert for One
I was not expecting anyone to be there. I had just stopped by my friend’s apartment to wait for her sister-in-law so we could practice a duet for church the following Sunday. Beckie was not […]