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Thursday, March 26, 2009

I'm Singing!

When I first started blogging back in November 2007, somehow I found Susan over at Forever His. She has become a dear friend and I cannot wait to meet her beautiful self in person.


Well, one day last year on a morning visit to her blog, I listened to a song she had playing by artist Kari Jobe called The More I Seek You. (It's track #3 on the play list on the side bar on Susan's blog.) While listening to Kari's gorgeous voice sing, I got out of my desk chair and found myself on my knees with my hands raised with tears covering my face and neck as I worshipped Jesus Christ so deeply. By the time I went to stand I didn't feel like the same women who had knelt.


I bought two CD's immediately, gave one away and subscribed to Kari Jobe's E-Newsletter. I just received it today and found this video have below. I felt so blessed. It's so cool and such an encouragement that no matter what is going on in your life to praise God.


If you can, take a moment to watch this. It's not a singing video, instead it's a video feauturing people like you and me. I wanted to share it with you and after watching it, will you come back over here to my blog and share in the comments why you are singing. I'll put why I am singing in the comments too. If you are not a blogger, you can still leave your reason for singing, just select Anonymous.




Ble blessed and if you have never visited Susan or Kari, I encourage you to do so...both women will fill your heart with nothing but the love they have for our Jesus!





Come by on Friday, March 27th as I have a giveaway of another book and a story that I just must share with you all!
~Many Blessings~

20 comments:

Lelia Chealey said...

My husband has to have another surgery and our unwed 19 year old daughter will be a Mom of 2 this summer...I'm singing!!!!

Anonymous said...

I have a great family...I'm singing!

Alivia (Lelia's 7 yr old daughter)

Paula said...

I haven't watched the video yet as I type this, but I am already singing as my sweetie hooked me up with Kari Jobe last week and she has an amazing voice and I'm hooked! I will check out her page, and I agree with you on Susan...such a blessing. The just reading your comment above and the fact we're doing Micca's book...just think of the possibilities ahead for your two grandbabies and what God has in store for them. It's reason to sing. And to Alivia...yes, you do sweetie! Love ya both! P xo

Runner Mom said...

Hey! Thanks so much for your precious comment on my blog, friend! I really do appreciate it! I'm fine and dandy and waiting not so patiently to run on Sat!!

I cannot get the you tube to play!! I'll wait for my children to get home, then they can fix it for Mama!! Can't wiat to hear it!!

Love you!
Susan

Tammy said...

That was a great video.

My mistakes are being used for His Glory...I'm singing!

Kim said...

I found pornographic websites on my computer history and...

I am singing!

Shanda said...

Beautiful.

I'm waiting on God's timing & I'm singing.

Heather said...

My husband, who works as a nurse at a local hospital, told me today that the hospital lost a lot of money in the stock market, and are putting a freeze on anyone working overtime.
He also told me today that he wants me to start looking for a good job. Not to worry about what we will do with the kids if I go back into the work force, but just to get a job and we will figure out things from there.
I am scared.

But I'm singing.

Love you,
heather

Jeankfl said...

I'm in pain all day, every day. And I'm singing

hugs,
Jean

Tracy said...

No wonder this left you overwhelmed to praise! Watching all those videos...wow!

God loves me and can use even my mistakes for His glory and my good...I'm singing!

Thank you for sharing this with us!

Love,
Tracy

Kelly said...

I'm exhausted and busy at work all day, but I'm singing!
Wonderful video...I need to get Kari's CD!

StitchinByTheLake said...

My daughter, who left God for a while, has returned to Him...and I'm singing. blessings, marlene

Angela said...

I love Kari's voice..I have her Christmas album "Bethlehem" as well as a few other songs. I'm singing because although I don't know what tomorrow holds, I know who holds tomorrow!!

Mel said...

i am blessed beyond measure no matter what the circumstances I am singing...thanks for sharing.

charis08 said...

I struggle with depression, anxiety and fear but God assures me i am not alone in my struggle. He is with me, He is for me, He will never leave me or forsake me, and because He is victorious i am victorious too so i am singing.

Susan said...

Ahhhh, you are such a sweet heart Leila!!

I feel the same EXACT way about you! You are one of the very first blogs I added to my sidebar.

After I read your testimony I immediately FEEL IN LOVE with you!

Yes, we WILL meet. You are a precious sister in Christ to me.

You are also one of my VERY favorite writers. Gosh, if you wrote a book, I'd buy a CASE and give them out.

OK, enough mushy stuff, you get the point, I adore you!!

Thanks for sharing this link.

Blessings to you♥

PS Give my girls some sugar from me!!

Susan said...

OK, I just read your comment above!!

I just feel off my chair, after I recover I'll email you!!

KEEP SINGING SISTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Paula said...

Wow Lelia, I have just watched this video. Totally amazing. So, as for me...

I am feeling totally lost in my present world, but am thankful for an ever-present and gracious God...and I'm singing.

xo

Tina said...

my firstborn son, my love is a heroin addict and in jail facing several serious felony charges, I just found out that his girlfriend's parents have charged him with grand larceny. Just when I feel like things have settled another blow comes....yet I AM SINGING!!

Renee Swope said...

I am precious and honored in His sight because He loves me...and I'm singing!

Lelia, I am so excited I"ll get to see you in October - so I'm singing!!!