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Even the darkness is not dark to You

Word for word from Psalm 139.  Open C guitar tuning.  Recorded live. O Lord, You have searched me and You know me / You know when I sit down and when I rise up again / You understand my thoughts from afar … Continue reading

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bad radio song

Wow, it’s a busy season!  Posting this one a day late.  I don’t know about you, but I am ready for the summer heat to vacate and for cooler weather to germinate.   “The fields are begging for September, the … Continue reading

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The American Dream

I wrote this one a ways back at the ripe ole’ age of 23 or 24.  When I hear it now, I think that young man was wise beyond his years.  Have a listen and let me know what you … Continue reading

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Straight to You

In times like these there’s only one place to turn – straight to You. My heart’s bleeding through the ice and snow nowhere to go /  but straight to you in the first breath of the morning that’s all I … Continue reading

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The First of the Lasts

I recently read a book to my kids by Karen Kingsbury entitled “Let Me Hold You Longer” which inspired this song.  We are always pushing our children to conquer the next developmental milestone.  We push them to walk, clap for … Continue reading

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Collect call from the Pottawatomie Jail

Got a phone call the other night that went exactly like this….Collect call from the Pottawatomie Jail.   A woman’s computer voice asked me to deny or accept and I stood there motionless, thoughts pounding like volcanoes.  Is it someone … Continue reading

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Piano Song

Creative title, I know.  We have a piano in the house and I fiddle around with it from time to time.  I don’t know how to play…haven’t the foggiest idea of what chords or notes I’m playing half the time…but … Continue reading

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Nameless Face

One of my personal favorites…enjoy.  Wasted time lost in the bindings / As the minutes tick by / Like stairs that are winding out of control / You’ve lost your mind / Been sitting here for 11 days / And a year saving money … Continue reading

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Noah

I wrote this song 10 years ago today when my nephew, Noah, was born.  I was enraptured by the miracle of life and the thought that my brother was now a Daddy.  So here is little birthday present for you, Noah. … Continue reading

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A Rich Man

This week marks my 10th anniversary working at my job.  Hard to believe how fast a decade can fly by.  When I first started working it was just a job – something I was doing in the immediate to earn … Continue reading

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