Neon Steeple Album Review

Neon Steeple cover

 

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m the music editor for a blog called Circles of Faith.  Every month I review an album from the Christian music industry.  I love getting the chance to listen to new music before it’s released to the public, and sharing it with our readers.

Today’s review is on Crowder’s first solo album, entitled Neon Steeple, and I equate listening to it to eating a home-cooked Southern meal.  Head on over to Circles of Faith and enter to win a copy for yourself!

Circles of Faith

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I’ve been a part of an online community based out of NJ called Circles of Faith.  It connects life, faith, and community and features articles from women about each of the topics.  I’m the Music Editor for them, and write lots of album reviews, which is something I really enjoy.  I get to listen to CDs before they are released, write a review about them, and then share with others what I love about them!

This month, I reviewed All Sons & Daughters’ newest, self-titled album, released just last month.  You can read that review and enter to win a copy at Circles of Faith!

Be sure to check out the other reviews I’ve written too, if you’re in the market for new music this summer, including the new Passion albumHillsong UNITED’s Zion, Bring Your Nothing from Shane & ShaneMandisa’s Overcomer, and many more!  I write a review every month, so be on the look out for more reviews in the future!

Year In Review

I wanted to spend some time reflecting on what God has brought me through this year. Remembering in retrospect is a valuable way to see how He has planned every step, and gives me confidence that He will continue to do so with my future.

In 2012,

I nannied for two wonderful families, bonding with their three children and learning valuable life skills for my own children one day.

I celebrated (and cried about!) the engagement of my sister.

I was offered and accepted a new job as a full time Music Minister.

I planned a surprise bridal shower in 2 months for my sister, with the help of amazing bridesmaids and my mother.

I thoroughly enjoyed our annual family vacation in Wildwood NJ.

I watched my sister walk down the aisle to the man who is the answer to countless prayers and celebrated the beginning of their lives together.

I also mourned the end of our four years together living in Ocean Grove.

I packed my entire life, minus my winter clothes, and moved to South Florida with the help of my brother.

I wept when he left.

I began mentoring and discipling young women who are students at Oceans’s Edge.

I studied Pastor Counseling from Liberty University Online and completed my Master’s Degree in December.

I’ve kept the airline companies in business by visiting my family or researching the cheapest flights for them to visit me.

I’ve met and bonded with new people, adjusted to a new life, and embraced new challenges in my career.

These are major life changes and it is wondrous to watch them unfold! I am thankful for 2012 and hopeful for 2013. What about you?

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