Sunday Songs: Desert Song

This is my prayer in the desert
When all that’s within me feels dry
This is my prayer in my hunger and need
My God is the God who provides

This is my prayer in the fire
In weakness or trial or pain
There is a faith proved
Of more worth than gold
So refine me Lord through the flame

This is my prayer in the battle
When triumph is still on its way
I am a conqueror and co-heir with Christ
So firm on His promise I’ll stand

This is my prayer in the harvest
When favour and providence flow
I know I’m filled to be emptied again
The seed I’ve received I will sow

All of my life
In every season
You are still God
I have a reason to sing
I have a reason to worship


Last week was hellish at work. The coming weeks might be worst because the major event will happen on December 13th. But as this song says, may it be a hellish or heavenly, I will still choose to sing, to worship the good good God who blessed me in ways I will never be able to fathom.

Life surely knows how to knock us down. But my dear, come back stronger. Stand up. Stand tall. We can do this! ❤

Have a blessed week, everyone!
This is my third Sunday Songs with my dearest sister Stella.❤ Join us?🙂
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Sunday Songs: Stars in the Sky

The clouds will rain
The seasons change
(Cause You told them to)
The sun will shine
Your burning light
(Cause You told it to)
When You speak your words through my soul
So I know it’s true
You’re in control
In control
In control

The stars in the sky will hang there
’til You tell them to
The faith in my heart will still sing
Of what Your love can do
And even when life weighs heavy on me
I know You’re in control
And You’re all I need
The stars in the sky will hang there
’til You tell them to


Last week was a major life-turning week for me. I was badly sick, physically, emotionally. It is a turmoil. A catastrophic week.

But as I regain my health, now comes the agony, the fear. If the decision I made was right. I was brave when I said the final goodbye, but now I am afraid of the pain that will come with the coming days.

But then, He is in control. He holds the stars. He controls the moon and the sun. He is enough to comfort my weary heart. He is enough. ❤

Have a blessed week, everyone!
This is my second Sunday Songs with my dearest sister Stella.❤ Join us?🙂
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Sunday Songs: Beautiful Things

All this pain
I wonder if I’ll ever find my way
I wonder if my life could really change at all
All this earth
Could all that is lost ever be found
Could a garden come up from this ground at all

You make beautiful things
You make beautiful things out of the dust
You make beautiful things
You make beautiful things out of us

There are days when I feel like a filth. Filth of sin. Filth of envy. Filth of hate. But then, He made me wonderfully. Most of all, despite my filth, He embraces me willingly, lovingly. Is there more than I can ask for? None, anymore. ❤

Have a blessed Sunday, everyone!
This is my second Sunday Songs with my dearest sister Stella.❤ Join us?🙂
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Sunday Songs: For Your Glory

For Your glory
I will do anything
Just to see You
To behold You as my King

I wanna be where You are
I gotta be where You are
I wanna be where You are
I gotta be where You are

When life is hard, when your mind and heart is tired, it is comforting to know that there is someone GREAT who loves us more than most. And HIS presence is enough to calm me down. Shed my tears. Brush off the wounds. And stand again. ❤

P.S. This is also the song I picked because I will be singing here in our church this Sunday. 🙂

Have a blessed Sunday, everyone!
This is my second Sunday Songs with my dearest sister Stella.❤ Join us? 🙂
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Sunday Songs: Few Words

The simplest of all love songs
I want to bring to You, oh yeah
So I’ll let my words be few, hey
Jesus, I am so in love with You

And I’ll stand in awe of You, Jesus
Yes, I’ll stand in awe of You
And I’ll let my words be few
Jesus, I am so in love with You

As a reading writer, words mean a lot to me. I am literally breathing words in and out, almost every second. This song’s title, Let My Words Be Few struck me.

Because indeed, no words will ever be enough to thank, to honor, to praise my and our Creator. ❤

Have a blessed Sunday, everyone!
This is my first Sunday Songs because I will now be joining my dear sister Stella. ❤
Video courtesy of Youtube. 🙂

Am I Gone?

Is there somebody
who’ll be willing to save
my soul, my heart, me.

They say I
only feel
the love I like,
they don’t know I’m
slowly fading
dying, drifting away.

Inspired by City Lights by Sara Bareilles.

04.08.2016
©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer

Photo credit: Unsplash

You’ll Come

Surely as the sun will rise
You’ll come to us
Certain as the dawn appears

You’ll come
Let Your glory fall as You respond to us
Spirit rain
Flood into our thirsty hearts again
You’ll come, You’ll come

Lyrics from Hillsong United’s praise song

All copyright belongs to Hillsong United


Have a blessed Holy Week, everyone!

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Nostalgic Tunes

“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.”
E.Y. Harburg


To my greatest delight, Laduchessederat‘s topic for The Great Book of Lists for this week is… MUSIC! ❤

And you all know that aside from quotes and books, I am surely obsessed with songs, too! 😀

What music is so intertwined with your life and personality that you  can play it in your head without actually hearing it ? What musical pieces remind you of a particular time in your life like it was yesterday ?

So let the musical throwback begins… ❤ ❤ ❤

Infant Song

Sa Ugoy ng Duyan by Lea Salonga

The song Nanay (mother) used to sing for me. ❤

Childhood Song

Busy Days

I sang this during my Kindergarten diploma and it is still stuck on me! 😀

High School Song

Cats and Mouse by Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

This was a huge hit during that time! 😀

First-Love Song

I’ll Always Love You – Nina

‘He’ asked me to sing it to him, and with the aid of a song-hits, I did. (Those were the days! :D)

College Song

A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton

Yeps. A videoke-must!

Present Love-Life Song

If You’re Not The One – Daniel Bedingfield

Our theme song, it is. ❤

Personal Life Song

Even When It Hurts by Hillsong United

Even when my strength is lost
I’ll praise You
Even when I have no song
I’ll praise You
Even when it’s hard to find the words
Louder then I’ll sing Your praise

Photo credit: Youth are Awesome

Video credit: Youtube


The Great Book of Lists by La duchesse d’Erat

Chapter 2.3 – The Soundtrack of Your Life

Thank you for bringing back good old memories, Laduchessederat!

P.S.

What is your life’s playlist?

Share it with me!

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Made

You don’t know me, but
I’ve been waiting all my life
only for your love.

Bones’re screaming,
hopeless heart kept denying,
fear might be winning.

Yet, darling, I know
I was made for loving you.
So stay, don’t go.

©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved.

Photo credit: Favim


Song to Senryu #1

Inspired by my newest fave tune: I Was Made for Loving You by Tori Kelly (feat. Ed Sheeran)

 

 

Songs I Wish Were Books

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“…funny how a beautiful song could tell such a sad story” ― Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key


I know Valentine’s is over but the The Broke and the Bookish‘s Top Ten Tuesday today just made my heart skip a beat.

February 16: songs I wish that were books

Books and songs are, for me,the greatest things invented. With a very very very happy heart, here are the songs I wish, and hope, that were books! ❤

1. Breathe Again by Sara Bareilles

Breathe Again

My first ever fictional series, Seasons (first, second, third and epilogueis actually inspired by this song. 🙂

2. Floodgates by Colbie Callait

This song is just empowering. 🙂

3. Never Seen Anything ‘Quite Like You’ by The Script

My cheesiest short story to date, Quite Like You, is inspired by this beautiful beautiful song. 🙂

4. I Won’t Give Up Jason Mraz

Well this song tugs the heart! ❤

5. Touch the Sky by Hillsong United

I have written a poem about this song titled To the Holder of My Life’s Map, and if this will be made into a book, I know a lot will be able to relate.

6. She Used to be Mine by Sara Bareilles

A sad yet moving song. I have written a short-story about this, too, titled Used to be Mine.

7. Tenerife Sea by Ed Sheeran

Yet another cheesy song, well… this one’s really kilig-inducing. Perfect for an awesome romance novel, I guess? 🙂

8. Free Fallin’ by John Mayer

A romantic but necessarily a happy song. Hmm… interesting, right? 🙂

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What are the songs that you think can be a good book?

Tell me!

🙂

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