You Turn Mourning to Dancing

One of the songs that plays throughout my day is by a band from North Carolina called Elevation Worship. It’s titled “Graves into Gardens.” A portion of the chorus says, “You turn mourning to dancing. You give beauty for ashes. You turn shame into glory. You’re the only one who can.” I love the upbeatContinue reading “You Turn Mourning to Dancing”

Beauty in the Dirty Work

I’ve experienced stages of grief because of this pandemic. First came denial. “This can’t be happening. It can’t possibly be that bad. Surely we will recover quickly.” Next, I experienced depression. “Oh no! It’s really bad! Recovery is going to be slow and costly!” My loved ones are losing loved ones. Friends are testing positive.Continue reading “Beauty in the Dirty Work”

Never late!

Recently we sang a song at church where we declared that God is a “way maker, miracle worker, promise keeper and a light in the darkness.” The song continued, “Even when I don’t see it, You’re working. Even when I don’t feel it, You’re working. You never stop, You never stop working.” Voices sang louder…andContinue reading “Never late!”