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 Grass Is Not Always Greener

I believe that the majority of single people long to be married. Most of the single women I know especially wonder why their dreams of “happily ever after” have not

Getting to Know You

This week, I would like to do something different. For the last few years, you all have gotten to know me a bit as I’ve shared some of my joys

Are You Truly Following?

Lead me, Lord, I’ll follow anywhere you open up the door Let me know Your wisdom; show me things I’ve never seen before Many of us have sung this, but

Submit to God

But this command I gave them: “Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people. And walk in all the way that I command

Looking Behind and Ahead

The end of the year is often bittersweet for me. There have been times that I have been thankful to see the year end. Other times, I am aware of

Why Did Jesus Come?

In pondering this question, the first answer that came to my mind was from Bill and Gloria Gaither: “He came to love, heal, and forgive.” Then I thought of John

Repentance: The Taboo Topic

I recently started a Bible study titled The Walk of Repentance. This is actually my third time to go through it, but it’s been a few years so I need

Cast Your Burden on the Lord

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.  ~Psalm 55:22 I have been thinking a lot about what

Miscellaneous October Thoughts

My brain is going in so many directions right now that I’m not sure what to write. I’m praying that God will show me what the readers of this blog

You Have a Choice

If I have any Calvinist readers, I’ve already lost them with the title, but too many people blame their behavior on Satan, friends, and sometimes God, while the fact is

Use Your Gifts

As I travel the country, I am often the recipient of others’ gifts and talents. Whether it is music, ministry, hospitality, servanthood, etc., I love watching people use these gifts

My God Will Supply Your Needs

All I have needed, Thy hands hath provided. Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me  ~Thomas Chisholm. For my God shall supply all my needs according to His riches in