Oh My Gravy! Yep, that's my new catchphrase - but back to the point - Wow! I have had an amazing experience these past few weeks listening to one of my favorite Christian Artists' newest CD – The Unmaking. And not only am I excited, but my girls absolutely love to swipe this CD and take it to theirrooms to blast some tunes too. So it has traveled around my home and even into the car for our listening pleasure! Now I am encouraging all of you to check it out for yourselves! And don't forget to enter for a chance to WIN!
I found this on her website - It is so moving I had to share a bit with you . . .
STORY BEHIND THE SONG - THE UNMAKING:
What can I build for God?
I’ve spent my life asking this.
Maybe it’s because I misunderstood what God wanted when I was young, or maybe it’s my own pride and ambition, or maybe somewhere in my heart I still secretly suspect that God measures and rates and reviews my spiritual accomplishments. I don’t even know what “spiritual accomplishments” actually means. Maybe I still want to have “something to show” for all this work I’ve done along the journey. So I want to build something for God. I’d like for it to be tall and impressive and for a whole bunch of people to take notice. Especially God.
Not too long ago, I heard a pastor friend of mine named Andrew Arndt say this, “God longs for resurrection in us…but first we have to go through some measure of unmaking.”
Unmaking? That sounded like the opposite of what I’d been trying to accomplish spiritually for years. I sat with those words for a long time.
Before things in our lives can be resurrected and given new life, certain things must die. Before beauty blooms in spring, roots must do the hard work under . . . .[keep reading]
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