The Journey

My bout with depression drove me to write this elegy. Even in despair, I knew God would send help.  This was my journey written by M. J. Napper 2011. At…

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Got My Inspiration Back!

…I lost my music. I could not write and I was losing my desire to sing and make music. I was losing my joy and I was losing my peace…

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A Letter To A Facebook Friend

It’s amazing what you can find out about people. What makes them laugh, their struggles, what qualifies as a good day and so on. And it makes you glad when…

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The Journey

The Journey

My bout with depression drove me to write this elegy. Even in despair, I knew God would send help.  This was my journey written by M. J. Napper 2011. At the bottom of the page you’ll find a foreword about what I was thinking and feeling at the time I wrote this. The Journey  by…

Over The Rainbow

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As we approach the anniversary of my Dad’s passing I am grateful for the hope I have because of Jesus. My prayer is that everyone who has lost someone they love can have this hope too. My thanks to our team that put so much heart in the songs I ask them to do. 1…

“I Can Do Nothing” The Birth Of A Song Of Deliverance

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I Can Do Nothing–A birth of a song of deliverance–Let me assure you that I was not prepared for that evening in 2002 when my son, my only child, came to my home with his wife to inform his Mother and me that the doctor had found a massive growth in his chest around his heart and up into his neck. They were pretty sure that it was cancer, but would need to do more testing and perform a biopsy to make sure. To say the least I was floored.

What Is My Purpose Now—by Marcia Jean

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What Is My Purpose Now? To lay some ground work first, I will begin with what it isn’t. Nabeel Quereshi said he was told by God, after he had been mourning from losing the closeness of his loving family and his close friend, “This life is not about You”. That struck home to me. I…

Don’t Avoid Daddy

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I grew up in simple times. When fear was of big dogs, spiders or of making Daddy mad because you misbehaved. When grown-ups could be trusted, and when there was a neighborhood store to supply your basic needs..

Too Many Versions Of The Bible?

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    Someone once commented to me that there are an awful lot of bible translations. I don’t know for sure, but what they said had the tone of someone who had thrown up their hands in the belief that no one can know what the truth is. While there are some challenges to understanding…

A Letter To A Facebook Friend

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It’s amazing what you can find out about people. What makes them laugh, their struggles, what qualifies as a good day and so on. And it makes you glad when the get the new car they like, when they have pleasant surprises, when they find a reason to hope, when the the doctor says the babies are doing great. Sometimes though you find out how different they are from you. What they’re thinking and believe can surprise you.