Category Archives: music


The other morning Silas wanted to sing me a song while “playing” the piano. Here is his rendition of Jesus Loves Me. Cooper joined in with the obligato on the chorus.

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This Mystical Thing Called Marriage

Marriage is not what I expected. It’s better, richer, deeper, fuller. Marriage is common grace. Grace given to believers and unbelievers alike. Grace that allows each marriage—each union of man and wife—to portray Christ’s relationship to His Church. What wonder! … Continue reading

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There’s A Man I Love

And today is his birthday! This song is for you, Babe, because we belong together. Because I love you.  

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Thoughts for a New Year

The other night we went on a little McDonald’s Date. She ordered a mocha, and He ordered a McFlurry. We snagged a corner booth and pulled out the laptop to crank out some goals for the New Year. We haven’t … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas

Stephen and I love spending time with family, exchanging presents, singing Christmas carols, drinking holiday coffee, seeing the snow fall (which we are missing here in Phoenix!) and decorating with red and green. But that’s not really why we celebrate … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Our church’s Christmas cantata this morning was entitled “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” Stephen had the privilege of writing the narration, which was read by a couple in our church. The narration went line by line through the familiar carol … Continue reading

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The Wall

The Wall is many granite sections, solid, cool, and black, A visitor may pause to touch a name. It just seems that in the dark reflections hands are reaching back, As if to greet and touch and hold the hands … Continue reading

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Independence Day

A family in our church usually puts together a big Fourth of July picnic complete with a swimming pool, football on the front lawn, a sing-along, and fireworks. This year they added something new. The BBQ was entitled “Plate of … Continue reading

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