Relieving Stress With Music

Stressors appear in many shapes. Work, financial, and even illness all affect us physically, emotionally, and spiritually. One strategy to relieve stress is listening to music. So this past week as I read David’s psalms I reflected how stressed he must have been when he wrote these psalms. David played the harp, so this weekContinue reading “Relieving Stress With Music”

Rewriting Psalms Into Prayers

I love reading the Psalms and then adapting it to fit my life’s or world’s circumstances. You too can read David’s Psalms and rewrite the phrases. Keep what matches and change words to align it with your own feelings and situation. Below are prayers that I wrote based on the Psalms. But before you readContinue reading “Rewriting Psalms Into Prayers”

Seeing the Goodness of the Lord

If your mom is living in an assisted living facility with outbreaks of Covid 19, you can turn to the LORD. If you need strength, wisdom, and patience while you are taking care of your loved ones, God is near. If you are caring for children of parents who have been exposed to the disease,Continue reading “Seeing the Goodness of the Lord”

3 Blogs that Spoke to Me

If you enjoy lounging at the beach with a good book, then you may also like reading blogs.  One of the best features of reading a blog is connecting with the writer as well as other readers. If their writing sparks a memory, feeling, or resolution to something you have been contemplating; then you canContinue reading “3 Blogs that Spoke to Me”

Singing Melodies in our Hearts

On Father’s Day, I skipped church to go fishing with my husband.  While feeling incredibly guilty about not attending the local worship service, the musical chirps of the birds reminded me of a much larger worship service. That all of creation worships His name. So while I worshiped the Lord quietly in solitude. The lappingContinue reading “Singing Melodies in our Hearts”