What Child is This?!

What Child is this who laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom Angels greet with anthems sweet, while shepherds watch are keeping? This, this is Christ the King, whom shepherds guard and angels sing; Haste, haste, to bring Him laud, the Babe, the Son of Mary. Today we celebrate the child born toContinue reading “What Child is This?!”

Sunday Psalm: Prince of Peace

Into the storms of my life You enter with a mighty roar You announce to the heavenlys the Prince of Peace has arrived yet in all Your might You speak with such love and care right when i need You the most The wonder of it all lies not in Your might but in YourContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Prince of Peace”

grieving through Christmas

I am shockingly breaking with my theme of “Praising Hymn through Christmas Carols of the Ages” today, for I feel lead to share this with you.  May what He has stirred up in my heart touch yours as His love flows through these words. xo Christmas became a hard season for me with the unexpectedContinue reading “grieving through Christmas”

Rejoice & be merry

Rejoice and be merry in songs and in mirth! O praise our Redeemer; all mortals on earth! For this is the birthday of Jesus our King, Who brought us salvation, His praises we’ll sing! With the announcement of the season of Christmas, many of us first think of all the extra tasks or jobs weContinue reading “Rejoice & be merry”

Joy to the World

Joy to the World, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing…. the wonders of His love! This season is meant to be a shining beacon of hope to a wearyContinue reading “Joy to the World”

Love Came Down at Christmas

Love came down at Christmas Love, a lovely love divine Love was born at Christmas Stars and angels gave the sign Love arrived at Christmas. But it wasn’t a new love. It was the same Love that yearned for someone to love beyond the loving union of Father, Son & Holy Spirit, and so LoveContinue reading “Love Came Down at Christmas”

Coventry Carol

Lullay, Thou little tiny Child, By, by, lully, lullay. Lullay, Thou little tiny Child. By, by, lully, lullayb The days in which God determines Jesus was to arrive here on earth were tremulous ones. Great political unrest, overtaxing, long hard days forced to serve ‘landlords’ not of your choosing. Revolution was constantly simmering when itContinue reading “Coventry Carol”

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

God rest ye merry, gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember, Christ, our Saviour Was born on Christmas day To save us all from Satan’s power When we were gone astray O tidings of comfort and joy, Comfort and joy O tidings of comfort and joy! We can have rest because Jesus was born. Shocking, isn’tContinue reading “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”

Silent Night

Silent night, Holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon virgin mother and child Holy infant, tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace. Since becoming a mother, I realized that probably one of the most peaceful moments I ever had with each of my children was the moment IContinue reading “Silent Night”

The First Noel

The first Noel the angels did say Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay: In fields where they lay keeping their sheep On a cold winter’s night that was so deep. Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel Born is the King of Israel! One of my all time favorite carols, I just love theContinue reading “The First Noel”