Tag Archives | praise

Praise Him under Open Skies

There’s something mystical and enormous about a large, open sky. Growing up around mountains, I’ve come to appreciate open skies, the way they speak of God, his vastness, his otherness. That’s probably why I love David Crowder’s song of the same. I used to crank “Praise Him Under Open Skies” when I went running in […]

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Hi-Tones

There’s a song I sing when the day is still and I want to sing a prayer. I learned it over 22 years ago. In high school I was a member of a small singing group called the Hi-Tones. We sang in malls over Christmas, performed at schools, and enjoyed each other’s company. We were […]

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Thank You

I want to thank Jesus today for: An email that reminded me that God saw us and He sees us. Trees turning golden under a blue, blue sky. My daughter Julia’s highwater jeans that proves she’s growing tall and beautiful. The talk I had with Sophie, ending in embrace. Patrick’s constant, devoted love. Aidan’s sweet […]

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Encouragement from Friends

I’ve been so blessed by friends. So, so blessed. Over the past few weeks, I’ve received some amazing encouragement. Here is just a wee sampling, in hopes that what they sent would bless you too: From D’Ann: Ps. 66:10-12 For you have tried us, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined. You […]

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