Fill Me Up

Fill Me Up is a song I wrote after the birth of my 3rd child. My oldest daughter was 4, my son was 13 months, and I had a newborn baby girl. When the baby was 10 days old, my husband left for a job in a city 2 hours away and was gone all week long, only home on weekends. Even though my parents were close, I felt so alone. It was my husband I longed for in the wee small hours of the morning when the babies were awake, but it was Jesus who got me through. I slept 2-3 hours a night. My son wasn't sleeping through the night, and of course the baby wasn't. I was SO tired... I came to cherish my coffee in the morning, naptime and bedtime. My sanity only lasted a few hours at a time. When Jesus fed the crowd of 5,000 with 12 loaves and 2 fishes, there was dinner left over. He filled the people up with extra to spare. I realized during this lonely, very sleepy time in my life that I needed Christ's fullness more than I needed my coffee or a nap. The routine I created for my kids which gave me

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