Today’s guest is Christy Nockels, Dove award winning musician and mom to three children. In 2006 she made the God-led choice to step away from the music industry, for a time, to pour into her family.
In 2016 she released the solo Christmas album, “The Thrill of Hope”. With a blend of classic Christmas carols and original pieces, she has crafted a beautiful addition to our Christmas music collections.
In this episode you’ll hear the inspiration behind the songs, “Amaryllis” and “Wrap This One Up”. . .both stories gave me goosebumps. I won’t think of the Bethlehem shepherds the same way again. And the winter blooming amaryllis reminds us the hope Jesus brought . .
Our King has come, He’s with us now & He’s making all things new again. That’s the thrill of hope.
What we chat about:
How motherhood takes you from peaceful quiet times to sock-and-underwear prayers
The secret of simple scripture and open dialogue with God
Christy’s new album “The Thrill of Hope”- her first Christmas album!
The message of the amaryllis for those with heavy hearts in the Christmas season
How “wrapped in swaddling clothes” may have meant much more to the shepherds
Christy’s song on the new album that makes her listeners “ugly cry”
Psalm 37:4-7 “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”
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