Dry Bones (Come Alive)

Dry Bones (Come Alive)

It amazes me that the release of this Lauren Daigle song is falling on the day that I wrote about this song “Dry Bones” and how it had become such a part of our hospital soundtrack. Approximately 28 hours after writing about this song, our family had our...
Made New

Made New

I wasn’t planning on including this Lincoln Brewster song until it became a constant in our soundtrack after what happened on Father’s Day… It was our first Father’s Day without Michael, and we had all forced ourselves to push through our...
Holy Spirit, You are Welcome Here

Holy Spirit, You are Welcome Here

Many people have been telling us since the kids and I opened Mike’s Memorial Celebration with this song that when they hear it played on the radio, a playlist, or a social media music outlet, that they think of us. If I had five bucks for every time I’ve...
In My Letting Go

In My Letting Go

This song is my answer to the world of people who say things like, “I hope this gives you closure,” “It’s time to let go,” or “I’m praying that you can move on.” I know that people mean well, but I have said over and...
Though You Slay Me

Though You Slay Me

This. Song. Writers Shane and Shane had no idea that this song would wrap itself around the hurting heart of my twelve-year-old son just days after the loss of his dad. But envelop, it did. Like. A. Warm. Blanket. Jeffrey Michael began singing this on constant repeat...
For This Reason I Kneel (I Surrender)

For This Reason I Kneel (I Surrender)

In yesterday’s post, I shared how the discipline of “finding your happy heart [joy in spite of unwanted circumstance] and teachable spirit [willing surrender]” solidified a response to tragedy in our children that has helped them begin their...