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.

God Is God … I Am Not (Thankfully!)

I’ve read stories of emperors and others who have desired to be gods. Personally, I don’t understand that desire. There is so much freedom in acknowledging the fact that God

Speak Life

“You are so stupid! How can you be as old as you are and not know how to do simple things? I feel sorry for whoever marries you and has

The Year of Uncertainty

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.” The opening line from A Tale

Great Is His Faithfulness

This past week, the song that kept rising up in my heart was “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.” Great is Thy faithfulness, O God my Father God truly is a faithful

Music: A Real Blessing

For as long as I can remember, music has been important to me. My mom tells me that, as a baby, I wouldn’t sleep unless she put on one of

Reading or Skimming?

Are there portions of the Bible that you skip over every time you come to it? Or maybe you read it out of duty but mostly skim since you know

Taking Inventory Again

Do you ever wonder what you have accomplished thus far in your life? I do frequently. For some, I expect God blinds them to their achievements so that they do

Redeem the Time

“See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” ~Ephesians 5:15-16 I’m hearing that parts of the country are

Look How Far You’ve Come

Jamie Owens-Collins wrote, Don’t give up; don’t give inGive it all to HimFor He cares so much more than you knowWhen it seems who you really want to beIs someone

All Fear Is Gone

Because He lives, all fear is gone! I know there is a lot of fear going on in the world, and I get it, but aren’t you glad to know

Thank God for Spring

“I wish it could be spring every day,” my niece commented. So do I, I thought. But being older, I am aware that if we did not have winter, we

The Year of Vision? Maybe Not.

Most of my life, I have been blessed with great vision. In fact, in spite of being almost 47 years old, I still do not wear glasses or contacts, although