Songs of My Soul: Count Your Blessings

Sparky couldn’t handle the excitement and passed out amidst the mess.

We’ve just had a wonderful Christmas holiday. As usual, my children were very blessed (probably a little too blessed, honestly), and my living room still shows the signs of it. I have great children, and they keep swinging by the couch giving us hugs or kisses and saying thank you. They know they’re blessed.

Still, it made me think, though. Sometimes it’s easy to see your blessings, as it was for us when the floor was full of toys, discarded wrapping paper, and cardboard boxes. Other times, it’s not so easy. And that’s when it’s the most important to count your blessings. Continue reading “Songs of My Soul: Count Your Blessings”

Songs of the Soul: Just a Closer Walk With Thee

Ever since I was a very small child, I’ve been a passionate person. As an author, my mind is always bubbling over with words that simply spill onto the page. Of course, it’s not just words that spill out of my brain–there are also songs that linger on my lips.

I was raised in the church of Christ in the south. For those of you that don’t know what that means, among other things, we are known for a capella singing. I love nothing more than to lose myself in the beauty of our song services at church. Continue reading “Songs of the Soul: Just a Closer Walk With Thee”