I have one of my girls in recovery who will not graduate for sometime, but she’s planning to ‘sign’ the lyrics to this song for a deaf family member who is expected to attend her graduation down the road.

She’s planning to start practicing this presentation next week in our morning service. I expect when she does this, I’ll cry and find my joy overflowing with praise! That I’ll find joy rising up like a burst of hope from within my heart! That I’ll sing along for sure!

Life is filled with wonder. Life is filled with opportunity to shine. To change. To make a difference. To give the Lord glory. To reveal the hope inside one’s soul. I can’t wait to witness her signing this song!

Now, this version takes me to my knees for sure …


Gracefully Broken Encounters

God's Word Offers Hope to the Bench Sitter

This post is for the one who sits alone … who needs to be reminded that our hope is in God. Planned Encounter This man sat on the bench outside the hospital today, alone, as I crossed the parking lot. So I called to him, “Hi there. I hope your day is blessed.” He answered, […]