The Story Behind the Song #10: Purify His Bride 

This past spring our family attended an Above Rubies Family Camp here in Tennessee. While there we met a couple that invited us to attend a marriage seminar that they were hosting in another part of Tennessee in June…

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The Story Behind the Song #8: We Are Soldiers 

Many years ago when I lived in San Antonio shortly after getting out of the Air Force, I attended a Navigators ministry retreat with my friends and mentors Bud and Lynn Nelson.  The main speaker had been in the…

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The Story Behind the Song #7: Lord I Thank You 

 

I seem to remember this song dropping into my head while walking along outside of Mitchell Hall (the cafeteria) while a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy around my junior year sometime in 1993.  Although I’d…

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The Story Behind the Song #2: Child of God 

This song was written in 2000 as a gift for my younger sister’s daughter Arabella on her first birthday.  We have since used it in our family as something of a “birthday” song.  I decided to post it this month…

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The Story Behind the Song #1: He is Love 

Back in 2000 when I (Paula) was in my late 20s and attending a fellowship in San Antonio, TX the young singles helped to put on a Valentine’s Day dinner.  One of the married adults who helped to organize the…

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