Song of the Day

July 19, 2020Songs

Click below to listen to the Song of the Day: Keep Me in the Moment Be blessed!

If Only….

July 18, 2020S.A.P.

Despite everything that’s going on in the world today, I’m pretty content. I have reason to be: I’m one of the lucky ones, blessed with everything I need. Except red shoes. The awareness of what I was lacking hit me hard yesterday. My closet no longer holds the gorgeous shoes I used to wear to work … Read More

Time Is

July 13, 2020S.A.P., Songs

There’s a song that’s been haunting me for over a week now. Haunting me in a good way, in that it brings me back to my teenage years, reminding me that my life has passed in one sweet blink of time. It’s by an obscure, one-album band that spun an entire song from a quote … Read More

What Keeps You Up At Night?

July 6, 2020S.A.P.

I woke up in the middle of the night last week with a start. What was it? A noise? A dream? I still don’t know. But I lay awake trying to figure it out just long enough for my mind to begin wandering toward all of those day-time worries that awaited me with the morning … Read More

This Week’s Story Starter

June 30, 2020Story Starters

For me, it was the Thursday night kick-off to July’s Jubilee Days. With it came the excitement about the upcoming rodeo, the turtle races, the corn feed, the Bingo games, and the “carnival” which would be laughable by today’s standards, but was a thrill for my country-raised kids. It rolled down Main Street Isanti, population barely … Read More

Song of the Day

June 28, 2020Songs

A few years ago at Joyful Noise, I heard each person in this band tell their own personal story of the moment their life had changed. I never understood why they called themselves “I Am They” until I heard those stories and the song that followed: Scars I didn’t need to write a book. This … Read More