JESUS SAID UNTO THEM, BECAUSE OF YOUR UNBELIEF, I SAY UNTO YOU IF YOU HAVE FAITH AS A GRAIN OF MUSTARD SEED YOU SHALL SAY UNTO THIS MOUNTAIN, REMOVE HENCE TO YONDER PLACE, AND IT SHALL REMOVE; AND NOTHING SHALL BE IMPOSSIBLE UNTO YOU MATTHEW 17:20
Recommended Reading For Mental Wellness
IT IS CRUCIAL TO SURROUND OURSELVES WITH OTHERS WHO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE US AND TO REACH OUT FOR THE HELP WE NEED, UNTIL WE FIND IT
Marie, an advocate at FREEDOM RESOURCE CENTER in Fergus Falls, Mn. nominated her. These are a couple of things she said: Vickie convinced her team of mental health providers to "live in the present" with her. Through her advocacy and determination she was able to move from a psychiatric hospital to her own independent home in the community. She never backed down when she was told she couldn't live on her own. Vickie continues to make her mental health a priority while enjoying the freedom of her civil liberties!
1) THROUGH AND THROUGH - A JUBILANT EXPRESSION OF JESUS LOVE, FILLED WITH STEEL GUITAR AND COUNTRY VOCALS
2) A SINGLE THING -A TRUE ACCOUNT OF RAISING MY SON AND DAUGHTER ALONE, IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WINTER, WITHOUT A CAR. HAS A BLUEGRASS FEEL WITH MANDOLIN, BASS AND BACKGROUND VOCALS.
3) TRUST AND BELIEVE- I DECIDED TO BELIEVE GOD FOR WHAT I HAD ALREADY ASKED HIM FOR. I PICKED UP MY GUITAR, PRAYED FOR THE WORDS AND WROTE THIS SONG. IT HAS ELECTRIC GUITAR, BASS GUITAR, DRUMS, VOCALS
4) STITCHES- GOD TOOK THE BROKEN FRAGMENTS FROM MY PAST AND TENDERLY STITCHED ME BACK TOGETHER. BANJO, HARMONY AND LEAD VOCALS ALONG WITH LYRICAL SEWING TERMINOLOGY MAKE UP THIS DELIGHTFUL BLUEGRASS EXPERIENCE
5) HIS WAY- THIS IS THE FIRST SONG I WROTE. GOD GAVE ME THE MUSIC IN MY HEAD, THEN I SANG IT ON A TAPE RECORDER. THE WORDS WERE ADDED LATER.
GOD'S INSTRUCTION AND GUIDANCE WITH AN UPBEAT PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT
6) TRUST IN THE SPIRIT- "LET YOUR SPIRIT SOAR, LET THE HEAVEN'S ROAR" AN UP TEMPO SONG ABOUT JESUS COMING BACK AND OUR NEED TO TRUST HIM
7) MY FAITH HAS BEEN TESTED- CO-WRITTEN WITH NITA VELO. WHILE WE LIVED IN NASHVILLE, TN. WE MET AT A PARK AND I SHARED MY STORY WITH HER ABOUT HOW PEOPLE WERE QUESTIONING MY FAITH AND TELLING ME WHAT TO DO. LOT'S OF HARMONICA , ACOUSTIC GUITAR AND ATTITUDE.
8) LIFT ME UP- THIS TITLE CUT HAS A STYLE ALL IT'S OWN, FROM THE UNIQUE INSTRUMENTATION TO THE THUNDER AND RAIN SOUND EFFECTS MADE BY THE DRUMMER USING PLASTIC BAG
9) LIGHT A TORCH- THIS SONG IS ABOUT ASKING GOD TO CLEANSE ME OF ALL IMPURITIES BY SHINING HIS LIGHT DEEP INSIDE WHERE I TRY TO HIDE. DRUMS, HARMONY VOCALS AND ELECTRIC GUITAR
10) HELL BOUND SOUL- BOLD LYRICS AND GENUINE VOCAL STYLING. WHEN JESUS COMES BACK THERE WILL BE NOWHERE TO RUN AND NOWHERE TO HIDE VARIETY OF TEMPOS USING GUITARS, DRUMS