Have you heard it? The new Amy Grant song? If not, give it a listen. Don’t worry, I’ll wait right here until you’re finished.
This song has been weaving its way through me as each beat of the melody matches time with my heart. It speaks volumes to me because I really understand it now, as opposed to if I’d heard earlier in my life. I’ve been that mother whose tears have watered the carpet “in the dead of night.” I can grasp the desperation of the soldier’s pleas and have expressed the hidden language where there are no words or coherency of thought.
There are those moments in life where a pain so deep becomes something almost exquisite, where a cry from the depths becomes the truest form of worship. In the pain of cracking open our wounds before the Father, our cries rise in a beautiful chorus to His ears and He sings back over us the songs of healing.
And it is so much better than a hallelujah.
Melinda, thanks for sharing this new song of Amy Grant's. I loved it too!
I get this one… thanks for the listen. I don't have the music yet, but I've got the song… hidden deep within.
Better than any casual hallelujah I might offer up.
I think a repeat of this song over and over would be good:)
I love this song. I was just talking to my hubbs about it. It speaks VOLUMES to my soul!!
Love you friend! Any Florida visits in your future??
Yes, I've got the CD and I love this song…and what it says!
I love Amy Grant's music…but this one might just be my favorite CD of hers.
Linda @ Truthful Tidbits
Dearest Melinda…what you have written is beautiful, and reminds me of the sacrifice of praise to Him, in our cries to Him which pleases Him. I read this poem in Streams in the Desert, and it has spoken to my heart, as you have done today. May it bless you dear one.
"My peace I give in times of deepest grief, Imparting calm and trust and My relief.
My peace i give when prayer seems lost, unheard; Know that My promises are ever in My Word.
My peace I give when you are left along, The nightingale at night has sweetest tone.
My peace I give in times of utter loss, The way of glory leads right to the cross.
My peace I give when enemies will blame, Your fellowship is sweet through cruel shame.
My peace I give in agony and sweat, For My own brow with bloody drops was wet.
My peace I give when nearest friend betrays, Peace that is merged in love, and for them prays.
My peace I give when there's but death for thee, The gateway is the cross to get to Me."
May you always feel His peace…
yes, and yes.
Incredible. Isn't it amazing how a song can grip us so deeply. Certainly these are the promised treasures for those who store such things.
Blessings & hugs,
I know this is not the deepest response that could be rallied for this tear drawing new song but here goes—WOW!!!!
Thanks for sharing my friend. I fully agree!
Have to be honest…I'm not an Amy Grant fan.
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