Music Parables

The Rest

Dropping a dime in my virtual jukebox spun “He’ll Take Care of the Rest” by Keith Green. A funny and clever song with amazing piano rifts. There is a verse about Noah where his neighbors would laugh at his pet giraffe. Anyone who can rhyme “giraffe” is fine by me. Then the Lord said He …

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Gently Weeps

If these words have been a blessing, pass them along to another who needs to hear. Reach out to me at John@LiftedKeys.com and tell me your story. I would love to know where and in what way God has guided His words through my pen.

Withering

Lord, may You be praised in the thirsting and Glorified in the quenching. Amen…

Between Pulpit and Piano

Does my life reflect Your Glory?

Soundtracks

May each breath be a soundtrack of praise that the Lord may inhabit all that I am, so that others may know all He is.

Slow Down

Slow down, He says. Don’t work so hard. Read more. Write more. Sing more. Rub your wife’s feet more. Breathe.

I Drop My Sword

I drop my sword and cry for just a while
Deep inside this armor
The warrior is a child.

Clay Doesn’t Get to Choose

Clay does in fact get to choose: Whose Hands we allow to form us.

Bruises

I am grateful that God sees all the bruises we try to hide, both inside and out, and can heal them with a touch.

Wonder Woman in Apron Strings

Joyce Adams, Mom, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother.

Enough Said.