Author Archives: Karen May

About Karen May

Child of God, wife, mom, author, teacher, musician

Music Monday: From the Inside Out

I hope everyone gets a chance to see some part of the solar eclipse today. I’ve heard that most people who are in the path of totality actually miss one of the most spectacular parts of the eclipse. They are … Continue reading

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That small, quiet voice

Another of my favorite readings is the one of Elijah waiting in a cave for the Lord to pass by. He’s fleeing from a pretty bad situation, and a queen who is determined to have him killed. It has gotten … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

I’ve always loved Peter, and especially the story of his walking on the water to Jesus. His confidence to step out of the boat is impressive, and his sinking into the water as he realizes what he is doing is … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Drops in the Ocean by Hawk Nelson

“I want you as you are, not as you ought to be.” There are days that I just don’t measure up. There are days when I lose my temper, fall into doubt and fear, lose my way, or just simply … Continue reading

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Fired Up

I have four children. Two of them are very extroverted, loud, and energetic. The other two are quieter, thoughtful, and introverted. There have been times with all of them that we have discussed how the things that make their siblings … Continue reading

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Magic-God or Real-God?

I am always sharing stories with my family about miracles that God is working in the lives of people that I know. Healings, opportunities being presented, relationships restored, and lives being saved. It makes me wonder sometimes if I am … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Angel Eyes

When my daughter comes home from college, one of the first things she does is sit down at our piano and play Jim Brickman’s Angel Eyes. It’s a beautiful song that just brings me joy and peace when I hear the … Continue reading

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Because God is Real

My daughter had a friend growing up that we knew for years. We didn’t spend much time with the family, but we would see them in church, the girls would get together occasionally, and we would see them at school … Continue reading

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Seen in Scranton, PA

  Okay, I know it can be hard to locate the source of a common quote, but this one has got to take the cake. I saw this on a wall of inspirational quotes around the courthouse in downtown Scranton, … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Who Am I?

I was reading the book of Job today. Now, that’s not usually the place to go for a “pick-me-up,” but I found something really awe-inspiring in it that I think really relates to this song. It was one of those … Continue reading

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