Merry Christmas!

A few years ago I sat down at a piano and recorded an instrumental version of “Silent Night”. I am including this recording along with a favorite Christmas blog, “The Christmas Angel”. http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Silent-Night-instrumental-1.mp3 I...

The Stress of the Season

(This week I include my original Christmas song “You Are Jesus” for your enjoyment as you read this week’s blog) http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/You-Are-Jesus1.mp3 As beautiful Christmas is, there may be times when we feel overwhelmed and tempted to...

Shopping Carts and Bumper Stickers

This week I am sharing the original song “Season of Light” with you. Enjoy! http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Season-of-Light-.mp3 The holiday season can often present circumstances and choices that reveal who we really are. Yesterday I was in the...

Three Years and Counting!

I appreciate all the people who read my weekly blog on chrisatkins.net and those who follow my posts on Facebook and Twitter!  This week I’m including the song “Grace Unleashed “ for reasons that will be obvious as you read on....

Every bite

Several years ago a few students spoke at our church’s Sunday services about a mission trip to Haiti they had just completed.  From their emotional accounts of the trip, I knew it had been a life-changing experience for them. The words of one of the students, however,...

The Ride

Last week we had the opportunity to spend a day at Disneyworld with our son, daughter-in-law, and grandsons Wynden and Brae. It was a near-perfect day, and we stored up countless memories of our time together. Seeing our grandsons meet Mickey Mouse (who actually...