Category Archives: Songs along the way

We’ve been given a song book to sing from. The Psalms have it all, joy, frustration, despair, longing, crying, laughing, celebration, awe, wonder and more. Each week we’ll be exploring a song from the hymnal together.

Finding God in ‘Come From Away’

Life is hard. For many of us. Life is a long hard slog. Recently I’ve felt like I’ve been drowning in the dark, just surviving until the end of each day. There has, however, been a thread of light which … Continue reading

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Advent 9

It’s Sunday. It’s a day for a song. This minor key rendition of O Little Town of Bethlehem is good for soothing the soul, whether we are feeling the joys and wonder of Advent today or not. The hopes and … Continue reading

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Attempting to process 2017: The one with the songs.

Every year I compile a CD of songs that have got me through the previous 12 months. I then send it to my lovelies, Anna and Sarah and occasionally a few others if I think they might be interested. This … Continue reading

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Psalm 119

Were you wondering when this was coming? Or maybe you’d forgotten the Psalm series and Jason’s brilliant illustrations? Or maybe you’re new to these parts and have no idea what I’m talking about, if so- see the Songs Along The … Continue reading

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Psalm 118

This is a pretty repetitive Psalm, which depending on your church tradition, you’ll probably either love or hate. Over the years I’ve heard so many arguments for and against songs that are repeated over and over again, leading me to … Continue reading

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Psalm 117

This Psalm is a small one isn’t it? One of those ones you can actually memorise, the small child to the big daddy of Psalm 119 ever looming on the horizon as I wonder how to summerise that into a … Continue reading

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Psalm 115

I’m continuing to realise again and again that the one thing I really crave is recognition in this life. I want recognition for the stuff I do for church, I want someone to validate my writing and tell me I’m … Continue reading

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