Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. Cyril Connolly (1903 - 1974)


We Were Made To Thrive - #Music

It's been a very interesting summer so far. I'm so delighted to have my children with me. They do enrich my life. I can't figure out why so many parents want so much to get rid of their children.

This song is so beautiful. It's one of my favorites! I hope you enjoy and I look forward to visiting with you all.

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HUGS and Happy Thriving!

Here in this worn and weary land
Where many a dream has died
Like a tree planted by the water
We never will run dry

So living water flowing through
God, we thirst for more of You
Fill our hearts and flood our souls with one desire

Just to know You and to make You known
We lift Your name on high
Shine like the sun, make darkness run and hide
We know we were made for so much more than ordinary lives
It's time for us to more than just survive
We were made to thrive

Into Your word, we're digging deep
To know our Father's heart
Into the world, we're reaching out
To show them who You are

Joy unspeakable, faith unsinkable
Love unstoppable, anything is possible

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  • A combo pks. of  Kevin Durant in Thunderstruck;
  • Bugs Bunny in Cupid Capers;
  • Elmo Loves You!
  • It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Remastered Deluxe Edition;
  • Kristen Bell in Veronica Mars;
  • Looney Tunes Super Stars * Pepe’ Le Pew!
  • Journey 2. The Mysterious Island;
  • Johnny Depp in Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows;
  • Be My Valentine Charlie Brown;
  • and last but not least 
  • Two Posters of The Legend of Hercules & a $15 Gift Certificate for Fandango
JamericanSpice: $25 Gift Card and Five (5) Disney Posters - Million Dollar Arm, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, and The 100 ft. Journey.
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Stacy:  Two bottles of her award winning Princess Nagger wine (including two wine glasses and a corkscrew!)

Cathy:  West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set [Blu-ray] (1961).
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BECCA:  $10  iTunes Gift Certificate

Welcome to today's music.  I hope Monday find you with a smile and music to begin your week with light steps. 
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Colette @JamericanSpice
Marie @XmasDolly
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Colette is a busy mom of 2 kids focusing solely on being a mom. She hails from the Caribbean and now balances the full life of being a SAHM and dabbling in odd jobs to help around the home. She enjoys sharing her memories, hopes, food, travel, entertainment, and product experiences on her blog. Please read my disclosure 
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  1. I'm with you, Callie. I loved having my kids with me and that's coming from a Homeschool mom who had hers 24/7 literally. lol And, let me say amen to your song choice, we were made to thrive! Have a tunetastic week, my friend!

    1. I want to homeschool and surprisingly the kids are pushing for it too.
      I hope it all works out.

  2. Nice choice Callie and first time hearing :-)

    Have a summertastic week ;-)

  3. Awesome song never heard it before :)

  4. I love visiting these Music Mondays and listen to music while I write a comment, thanks Colette!!! Have a great week!!

    1. Thank you Karren. I'm so glad you visit and hope you join us sometime :)

  5. First time hearing that song. The lyrics are beautiful. :)

  6. I do that too. Listen to your song while I'm writing my comment. Love this tune and the lyrics are great! It's new for me, but what a cool tune and great beat! Thanks for sharing girlfriend. I'm sure I'll listen to this one again..... and again! :)

    1. Thank you Dolly. It's the best way to comment by listening to music.

  7. I never understand parents wanting to get rid of the kids either. I love when they're home. :)

    1. Same here dahlin.
      Soon enough they are grown and gone.
      And kids have some of the best loves ever!

  8. I love Casting Crowns.
    Yeah, I do not get the whole not wanting kids with them for Summer. It is weird!

    1. Thank you Naila. I get so tired of hearing it all over. Just sad.

      And I do love Casting Crowns :)

  9. Never heard this song before but i'm loving it. Thank you for sharing it with me.


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