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The Story Behind the Song #19: Our Perfect Dog 


(Romeo and Tikvah sharing Daddy's chair)

In April of 2017 we decided that it was time to get another dog.  We’d gone almost two years without one.  Tup, who was a small rat terrier type had come home with Todd…

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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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