How shall I worship You today?

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How shall I worship You today?

            To bandage another skinned knee—

            Or listen to the story of the dead bird on the driveway…again?

How shall I worship You today?

            By having the emotional courage to change another diaper,

            Cook another meal, or fold another load of laundry?

How shall I worship You today?

             In holding the wrinkled hand with so little time left,

             Or by changing the tire on my neighbor’s car?

How shall I worship You today?

            By living and loving in the moment, instead of in the past—

            Or by patiently trusting You for the future?

Show me how You want me to worship You today.

 

 

A Bad Case of the Shoulds

wood 2So much of the Christian contemporary music sounds the same.  At least most of the stuff that plays on the radio, that is.  Don’t get me wrong—I love the message.  I’m not a well-informed music critic; it’s just that I like variety.  (I also love pizza, but not for breakfast, lunch, and supper everyday…)  It’s unfortunate that, when spinning the dial—and I date myself with that one!—to find some good tunes, you can automatically tell it’s a Christian station, not by the words necessarily, but by the sound. 

But this writing isn’t about music, per se.  I’m actually considering Continue reading “A Bad Case of the Shoulds”