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.

The Purpose of Trials

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that

I Wish We’d All Been Ready

Last night, I had a different topic in mind that I planned to write on this morning. But around 5:00 this morning, the song “I Wish We’d All Been Ready”

Sin Has Consequences

“That which is has already been, and what is to be has already been; and God requires an account of what is past” (Ecclesiastes 3:15). I feel like, in many

Come Worship the King

Still through the cloven skies they come With peaceful wings unfurled And still their heavenly music floats O’er all the weary world; Above its sad and lowly plains They bend

Delays Are Not Always Bad

It was the ninth inning of the seventh game. The score was tied. Before they could start the tenth inning, the rain picked up, causing one of those dreaded delays.

Love Mercy

He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with

Thoughts on the Election

I started a post this morning but it ended up being longer and heavier than what I typically post here, so I decided to put it on my personal blog.

These Things I Know

I’ve not written much lately, in part because I’ve not felt like I had much to share. This year has been good but also challenging, which has resulted in reflecting,

Keep on the Firing Line

I grew up hearing the song “Keep on the Firing Line,” but it wasn’t until last night, as I listened to the Jim Brady Trio, that I began to really

Thoughts on Relationships

It bothers me that many people do not seem to value relationships any more. Families, once a unit that meant something, now fall apart at the slightest infraction. Husbands and

Thankful to Be God’s Child

“He said therefore to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, ‘You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?’” (Luke 3:7).

Thankful to be Loved

Several years ago, my sister and I were discussing “love languages.” My typical response, when someone asks what my love language is: “I just like to be loved.” There are