Whenever somebody I know happens to go away and asks me if I want anything, my default answer is a keychain, not too difficult to find.
I have only ever found variations of my name on any of those gift store keychains (Sylvie, Sylvia) and even those are rare. So imagine my surprise when @johntiamzon brought this back for me 🙊 It was on display and the only one left apparently. Night. Made.
reminded tonight of God, this ridiculous, omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, God loving us from ages ago and making a covenant so that there could be unconditional love, unworthy forgiveness and belonging, everlasting belonging.
This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time, declares the Lord:
I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts.
I will be their God, and they will be my people.
No longer will a man teach his neighbour, or a man his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ because they will all know me, from the least of them to the greatest.
For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.
This is what the Lord says, HE who appoints the sun to shin by day who decrees the moon and stars to shin by night who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar -
the song that rings so true with my heart right now
What can I do for You What can I give to You What kind of song would You like me to sing I’ll dance a dance for You I’ll pour out my love to You What can I give to You beautiful King
'Cause I can't thank You enough I can’t thank You enough
Then I hear You sing to me You don’t have to do a thing Just simply be with Me And let those things go 'Cause they can wait another minute Wait this moment is too sweet Please stay here with Me And love on Me a little longer 'Cause I'm in love with you
read Nehemiah 9 tonight and i couldn’t shake off the repetition and the listing of these traits:
…the Lord your God, who is from everlasting to everlasting You alone are the Lord. You made the heavnens…You give life to everything… You made a name for yourself… …because of your great compassion… You gave your good Spirit… …in your great compassion… in your compassion in your great mercy your great goodness
The entire chapter went back and forth about what the people did versus what God did, how the people reacted versus how God responded, what the people asked for and what God gave. It was just a straight-forward read through but if you look for it, you notice it from the start. God has been fighting for our attention, for us, for a long, long time. And most of all, he is compassionate in it all.
I had the pleasure of working with CBC to make a couple videos in Toronto. This one is a new original; such a treat to hear a quartet play on it, Kevin Fox (on the Cello) did an amazing job with the composing. Hope you guys enjoy!
Dark Coffee Lyrics written and composed by Daniela Andrade
It’s been cold
this winter’s felt longer than most
I fell through
and carving this out makes no use
cause I can’t recall why I left you at all
no I can’t recall why I left you at all
Cause it was gold
the way that we’d shine on the coast
but I felt small
beside all the things that you wanted
the currents they rose and they found me alone
the currents they rose and found me alone
but if you’d just call
if you’d just call me
I’d tidy up
and fix you dark coffee
the way that you like
the way that you’d let me
give you my love
this is golden. golden. and i didn’t even know she was Canadian!