Faith

These Things

by Monica

I am amazed at how often Gracie goes about her day in songs of praise. The interesting thing is that these are little songs she is making up in the moment. She sang a song a few months ago that had one line in it that has ingrained in my […]

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He Makes You Good with His Love

by Monica
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The day after the Ferguson, MO grand jury announced their decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, Gracie and I were driving to school when the radio reported the looting and burning of buildings. In my gut desire to “protect” I turned the volume […]

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Guard The Throne

by Monica
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We were snuggled close together and Gracie asked: “Mama, when we get to heaven will we have new bodies?” “Yes, we will…” I replied “Will God give us new clothes all in white?” “I suppose…” “God will give us a new body and a new name!” She proclaimed with the […]

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Salt & Light

by Monica
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We were sitting at dinner when out of the blue Gracie looked me and began to recite these words… “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden! Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, […]

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Will You Pray for Me?

by Monica
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Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the King’s horses And all the King’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again Sometimes life is just down right hard. We all have our days. It might be a day of suffering, illness, sadness, hurts caused by […]

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Songs of Grace

by Monica
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This summer was full of adventure, wonder and magic. Among the many creative moments we had, Gracie came to me one morning and said “Mama, I want to write some songs and sing them. I will sing them and you record them.” So she would sing and I would write. […]

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