Posts From Sony Elise

Sony Elise

Sony has been an avid southern gospel fan since she first heard The Happy Goodman Family on a cassette in the mid-1980s. She is the co-founder of Family Renewal and the owner of Sony Elise Editing Services.

Some Things to Think About

This is my last weekend home until Easter weekend, and I have been enjoying it immensely. I still like to travel but my body has a hard time keeping up

Seek the Lord Today!

“Seek the Lord while He may be found; call upon Him while He is near” (Isaiah 55:6). “Then the LORD said, ‘My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for

Are You Honest?

In the last few years, I have come to realize how important honesty is to me. If you don’t want to do something, tell me. If I ask you a

Build Up; Don’t Tear Down

Do you know people who can’t seem to talk about anything besides other people? I know people like that, and I often wonder why that is their topic of choice.

Don’t Stop Growing

Do you remember when you were a child how excited you would get when you discovered that you grew another fraction of an inch? It seems like children can never

That They May Go Further

This morning at church, a young man led the congregation in a time of organized prayer. He started by having us pray quietly by ourselves. Then he suggested that we

Are You Really Beautiful?

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—but let your adorning be the hidden person of

Are You Ready?

I awoke this morning to the news of Les Beasley’s death. This got me thinking about Heaven and what a wonderful promise that this life is not all there is.

Slow Down

Every driver knows the signs along the road. Some mean stop, some mean go, some mean proceed with caution, and others mean slow down because conditions are ripe for you

Obedience Is Not Impossible

One of my brother’s favorite hashtags is #ReadOldDeadGuys. There is a lot of truth in that, as it is hard to find modern-day authors who hold to the truth of

Feel His Presence

I woke up this morning with the song “Burdens Are Lifted at Calvary” going through my head. Throughout the day, various lyrics and scriptures have filtered through my brain. I

Talk about Jesus

I was visiting with a friend the other night and was struck by how easily she talked about the Lord. It wasn’t contrived or forced, but it flowed. She gave