Chris Tomlin and Christy Nockels “Jesus Son of God”: Simple Gift Sunday

Chris Tomlin and Christy Nockels Jesus Son of God video and devotion

As we observe Palm Sunday I wanted a reminder to refocus my attention on the events that led my Savior to the Cross. The ones that changed my life when I didn't deserve it. Chris Tomlin and Christy Nockels "Jesus Son of God" leads my heart back to the cross. You took our sin You bore our shame You rose to life You defeated the grave … [Read more...]

Matthew West “Forgiveness”: Simple Gift Sunday

Matthew West Forgiveness video and devotion

As I look back on these pictures from our icy storms this winter I am struck by the weight of the ice on the branches.  In my own life there are times when I am bogged down and  unforgiveness weighs heavy on my heart. Times I have felt inadequate in my relationships and loving others required more of me than I felt able to … [Read more...]

Seth Condrey “Arms Open Wide”: Simple Gift Sunday

Seth Condrey "Arms Open Wide" video and devotion

  Signs of new life bursting forth.   Are you in need of a new awakening, a fresh start?  Throw your arms open wide Remembering...I am Yours and you are mine.  Enjoy this Seth Condrey "Arms Open Wide" worship video.  For more of my Simple Gift Sunday posts go here.   (If you are watching via … [Read more...]

Citizen Way “How Sweet the Sound”: Simple Gift Sunday

Citizen Way How Sweet the Sound VIdeo and Devotion

   Even in the midst of struggles and everyday monotony, God is present whether we can see Him or not. Although it may snow when we want sun our hope is not built on shifting sands. You were healing in the pain  You were shelter in the storm Hallelujah You restore my soul   For more of my Simple Gift Sunday … [Read more...]

Newsboys “We Believe”: Simple Gift Sunday

Newsboys "We Believe" VIdeo and Devotion-1

  North Carolina got hit by an ice storm Thursday night and Friday this is what I woke up to.  We didn't lose power when thousands of others did so our daughter and son-in-law came to spend the night with us.  Great fun in the middle of adversity and a reminder of God's great blessings of home and … [Read more...]

Colton Dixon “Let Them See You”: Simple Gift Sunday

Colton Dixon Let Them See You video and devotion

   I have been writing my Simple Gift column since July 2012. It began as a way to work on my photography and then morphed into sharing a worship video each week. This year I have been trying to go back to sharing more of my personal journey as a mom and woman of faith. Yet I'm at a crossroads. I want to make sure that … [Read more...]

Sidewalk Prophets “Keep Making Me”: Simple Gift Sunday

Sidewalk Prophets "Keep Making Me" - video and devotion

   I feel like I've been runnin' around like a chicken with its head cut off recently. True Southern expression, y'all. From totally redoing our master bedroom to making over my craft room, there's been a lot of DIY going on! So I'm going to let the song by Sidewalk Prophets "Keep Making Me" speak for itself. No … [Read more...]

City Harbor “Come However You Are”: Simple Gift Sunday

City Harbor "Come However You Are" video and devotion

The southeast was lambasted by winter storm Pax this week. We received about 7 inches of snow with a layer of ice on top. This storm was different for us. Our two adult kids were at their own homes, snowed in but not with us. I was glad they were safe and warm, but I longed for the days of wet clothes strewn over the house and our … [Read more...]

Chris Tomlin “God’s Great Dance Floor”: Simple Gift Sunday

Chris Tomlin "God's Great Dance Floor" video and devotion

(Had technical difficulties on the blog for the last several days, but here's hoping you see this post and rejoice in the message with me!) I am off for a much needed weekend of scrapbooking, eating and hanging out with some great ladies. For my Simple Gift Sunday post this week I wanted something fun so here's Chris Tomlin "God's Great … [Read more...]

TobyMac “Speak Life”: Simple Gift Sunday

TobyMac Speak Life video and devotion

I'm up in the middle of the night wondering what God morsel God has for me. Do you ever do that?  Some things weigh heavy on my mind. Our oldest son Joshua is getting married in just four months. At that time his fiance will have just graduated from college, and our son will still have at least a year and a half left with seminary … [Read more...]