Reflecting on “Burning Ember”

Steve reflects on his song Burning Ember: “as we lay our lives in the fire of God’s divine love, we become by grace what God is by nature.”

Saying Bye to Jess

It’s 5:42 am and I’ve already been awake for three hours trying to keep a lid on the welling sadness billowing about my heart and memories. In a couple of days Nance and I are driving our son Jesse to Victoria. Both he and his girlfriend, Lauren, are going to the U of Vic  this fall […]

Ever Present Need

     Ever Present Need  – Music by Steve Bell Lyrics adapted from Daniel Ladinski’s translation of ‘Our Need for Thee’ in Love Poems from God. Original poem by St. Francis of Assisis. Darkness is an unlit wick A simple spark would vanquish it Truly I could burst to flame Every time you call my name […]

Shepherd of Life (Psalm 23)

          Shepherd of Life   – Music and Lyric by Steve Bell adapted from Psalm 23 The Lord of life is my shepherd He leads me with nothing to want And He leads me along With His staff and His rod He is here to comfort my fears Though I walk through the valley I […]