The Day We Met a Legend

November 15 Dad played Fernando Ortega at daybreak, as we'd pull away toward vacation-- usually Colorado. Now, I can't listen to his songs without craving a Voss Market breakfast sandwich and a trip West. When I hear "Old Girl" or "Traveler," I think of the sunrise out the van window and our heads lolling on pillows. Fernando's was … Continue reading The Day We Met a Legend

Psalm 30 (In Modern Language)

September 8 Eugene Peterson is a master with words and this week, I’ve been enjoying his modern interpretation of the Psalms. It’s an honest, fearless, worshipful message inspired by Scripture’s truth: God, my God, I yelled for help And you put me together. God, you pulled me out of the grave, Gave me another chance … Continue reading Psalm 30 (In Modern Language)

Psalm 145

July 14 It's been a good, busy, eventful, emotional week. I'm resting this Sunday afternoon and hope you are too. Ask God to refresh you today as you read this beautiful Psalm. Psalm 145 I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. 2  Every day I will bless … Continue reading Psalm 145

A Song for Contentment

December 2 As I’ve thought more about contentment lately, especially with Christmas approaching, a song came to mind. It’s called Simple Living (A Rich Young Man) by Keith and Kristyn Getty. The song narrates two instances where Jesus addresses wealthy men and the worthlessness of riches. My favorite verse is the third one, which poetically … Continue reading A Song for Contentment