For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life (John 3:16).
“Jesus Loves Me,” is perhaps one of the most well known Christian songs around the globe. Not only are its lyrics simple, which makes it easy to translate:
Cristo me ama, bien lo se, (Spanish)
Jesus liebt mich, dies weiß ich (German)
Anipenda ni kweli, (Swahili)
but they also ring true, and carry with them a message that needs to be heard, addressing a need within every heart: the desire to be loved.
That is why I argue that this song, is much more important than being just another children’s song. Indeed, it is a beautiful song to sing with your children, but I also believe that it’s something more. Something with a rich tradition and a powerful legacy behind it: Continue reading →
Unlike my favorite book and my favorite movies, my favorite song does not stay consistent. But one thing which is consistent about it, is that it usually changes every three months. Two reasons for this, is because one, I usually listen and listen and listen to it, until I burn myself out. And two, because my life changes; therefore, different lyrics tend to speak louder at different times, depending on my mood and what I’m going through.
At the moment, my favorite song is Ashes Remain’s “All of Me.” A song that spoke loudly to me when I heard it on the radio. A song that has become an anthem for my life. And a song that I’d like to share with you:
Such a beautiful moment, of a woman who had been hurt by an abandoning father. A pregnant mother who loves her husband and children. A very intimate moment which was captured upon TV, that even though it’s two weeks old, I couldn’t help but share: