Monday Melody – Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies) (Chris Tomlin)

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Song/Album:  “Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies)” by Chris Tomlin on the album Burning Lights. Why it made the cut:  I first heard this song at my church and was greatly moved by the message of faith in the face of challenges.  It’s a call to arms for believers to recognize that we are encompassed … Read More

Monday Melody – In the Middle (Isaac Carree)


Song/Album:  “In the Middle” by Isaac Carree on the album Uncommon Me. Why it made the cut: I’ve loved this song from the first time I heard it on the radio last year!  Isaac Carree has managed to merge a fun, throwback-to-the-old-days sound with a serious message on the importance of praise in the midst of tight … Read More

Monday Melody – He Reigns (Newsboys)

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Song/Album:  “He Reigns” by Newsboys on the album Adoration:  The Worship Album. Why it made the cut: I’m not a huge Christian rock fan, but the jamming, guitar-heavy beat of “He Reigns,” mixed with its focus on worldwide praise and worship, drew me in–hook, line, and sinker! I first heard heard “He Reigns” sung at an African-American church, … Read More

Monday Melody – Wonderful, Merciful Savior

  Song/Album:  “Wonderful, Merciful Savior” by Anthony Evans  on the album The Bridge. Why it made the cut:   I wrote about “Wonderful, Merciful Savior” a few months ago in a guest post on the Jumping Tandem blog.  I love listening to many versions of the song, but Anthony Evan’s version has a gentleness coupled with urgency that makes it very endearing. … Read More

Monday Melody – Perfect Medley

I slept for 12 hours straight this weekend.  Sleepy much?  Yup!  Clearly, I needed the rest.  Got caught up on pending stuff, got myself ready for another week, and voila, Monday!  Can we all petition for a three-day weekend every week?  LOL!  On to another one…  Song/Album: “Perfect Medley” by J. Moss, on the albumV2 (Deluxe Version). Why … Read More

Cleansing stream

  I had an Ugly Cry today.  The type Oprah talks about.  Yep, the snottin’, run-quick-bring-the-whole-box-of-tissues, face-contorted-into-a-pretzel, wailing-like-I-lost-all-my-friends-and-family-in-a-disaster kind of Ugly Cry. Thing is, sadness didn’t precipitate this untelevised (mercifully) meltdown.  Quite the contrary; I entered my prayer room in good spirits, intending to meet with God in my quiet time.   He had a … Read More