Thursday, May 19, 2011

Grace Like an Avalanche



Today there are many things on my heart.  Mostly that I'm feeling a bit disconnected from God. Of course only by my own doing. Focusing on the wrong things. My oldest son has decided to be baptized on Sunday and I am humbled.  I don't think there could be any greater gift than my children choosing Christ on their own. I know this walk is a long one and he will have many trials along the way but my heart is full.
I want to share a song with you that I usually have on repeat, especially during times that I feel overwhelmed by the love the Lord is showering on me.  I am in awe because I know I don't deserve it, but He loves me in spite of myself. I often find myself praying a song...lyrics that exactly express how I feel.

"I find myself here on my knees again, 
caught up in grace like an avalanche,
nothing compares to this love, love, love."






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19 comments:

Ferial said...

LOVE this song. Such a beautiful reminder.

Amber Branconier said...

beautiful

Danielle said...

have a wonderful Sunday. :) blessings. xo

Casey Martinez said...

What a wonderful and exciting thing...your son getting baptized!! Celebration time!! I so look forward to that day with our daughter and future children. Beautiful song!!

Leslie @ top of the page said...

wow, i had never heard that one! love it and thanks for sharing. that is so neat about your son. can't wait for that day with mine.

Alyss said...

Never heard that one before! Thanks for sharing it.

I also pray lyrics sometimes. Especially when I have strong emotions that are too big for words.

Chrissy @ Boerman Ramblings said...

I have never heard this song and think it's just what I needed this week!

katie said...

Sunday is going to be so special. Times of disconnect are tough. Hang in there.

Alely said...

we all feel the disconnect at certain times in our lives. i'm always thankful for the times that i acknowledge the fact and get back reconnecting with HIm. so thankful that He is always there and waiting for me to come back.

happy weekend!

Handbags*N*Pigtails said...

Awww...what a wonderful time in your family Jami! Its funny, just last Sunday before service started my oldest asked me "whats it mean to be (water) baptized momma? Why is it important? Why do they do it in a church?" Now we havent had a baptismal service in quite awhile so I was floored that she was asking these questions. Someday when the time is right I pray she'll make the right decision. Have a wonderful weekend!
xo,
Sarah

BARBIE said...

What a blessing to have our son ask to be baptized. Joy for a mother's heart. Thank you for sharing the song. I haven't heard it before and it's beautiful.

Nessa said...

What a blessing and a testament to you as a momma. You taught him that... and God is never more than a prayer away so you can't get too far.

Laurie J said...

LOVE this song. what great lyrics to have on your heart, friend. have a super CELEBRATORY weekend with your son!
<3

carlisle clan conversation... said...

love this song! rejoicing for your little!

hannah singer said...

praise jesus-what an exciting lord's day it will be!
thanks for this song-i love it-i repeat it too ;)

praying for you, sweet friend!

psalm 63:7-8
for you have been my help,
and in the shadow of your wings
i will sing for joy.
my soul clings to you;
your right hand upholds me.

Ashley Slater said...

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new follower!

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Simply Created by Cole said...

Love this song...it is a new one to me. Congrats and what a blessing of your son being baptized. I love reading your journey.
Blessings,
Cole

Kelly said...
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Kelly said...

I LOVE THE SONG & I LOVE that your boy Chose JESUS. HOO-RAY