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the sound of sunshine

I’ve been away from this for awhile, distracted by responsibility and stress, cluttered with thoughts and heaviness. Writing is usually always the answer for all of those things…but i couldn’t get away long enough to write without feeling guilty. 209 more words


Encouragement helps!

Being a church musician, you hear lots of feedback. Sometimes it’s positive, sometimes it’s not so positive, sometimes it’s no feedback at all. I’ve heard plenty on all sides, and for every positive comment, just one comment that could be perceived as a slight negative can create that negative self-talk and that doubt in the mind of the musician. 573 more words

2, 4, 6, 8 - Who Do We Appreciate?

Normally today’s blog would be written by my wife Carey Oswald but I (Carey’s husband Scott) am guest blogging for you today!  I’d like to begin by stating that I’ve never been a cheerleader, nor plan to be, but I am familiar with the cheer highlighted in this blog’s title as its words are synonymous with youth and high school sports.  813 more words



“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” –Luke 19:10

God, the all-powerful, all-knowing Creator of heaven and Earth loved us enough to send His one and only Son to die on the cross for our sins. 513 more words


A Little Hope Goes a Long Way

The word ‘hope’ is defined as: “The feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best.”

Hope is the sunlight breaking through storm clouds. 454 more words


A Thing or Two About Home

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘home’? Your country? Your city? Your house?

We often hear the saying “Home is where the heart is.” Do you actually stop to think about it, though? 376 more words


You're My Savior

If someone you love and care for does something for you, don’t you want to pay them back?

We find our identity in many things. Work, school, TV shows, music, videogames, family members. 399 more words