December 31, 2019

Someday In Accasia - (by Tom Balistreri)

This is an original song 
that is written and performed 
by Tom Balistreri.

Thank you for listening.



Fragile Life - (by Tom Balistreri)

The life of man is fragile,
a passing whisp, 
a blade of grass.

But beyond, 
the world's eternal.
In Christ forever last.


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December 30, 2019

I Do It For The Love - (Written and performed by Tom Balistreri)

This is an original song I wrote and preform called,

"I Do It For The Love."

Thank you for listening.

- Tom


Overworked And Weary - (By Tom Balistreri)

Overworked and weary,
life seems like a test,
come to the Lord Jesus,
and He will give you rest.

December 29, 2019

Morning Grace - (By Tom Balistreri)

You give me life
day by day.
You sustain my soul,
and show me the way.

You hear and answer
when I pray.
I thank You for,
Your grace filled display.

December 28, 2019

Sacred Knights - (by Tom Balistreri)

The perils of night
tempt the weak to faint.
But these are the times,
that create great saints.

December 27, 2019

My Great Desire - (By Tom Balistreri)

You are all I long for.
Lord You are my great desire.
All that I could hope for.
You are my supplier.

December 26, 2019

In Your Will - (By Tom Balistreri)

I seek to find
the correct choice.
I listen to hear Your Voice.

I need you Lord
to be my guide.
For in Your will I shall abide.

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December 25, 2019

A Festive Occasion - (By Tom Balistreri)

On Christmas we are festive.
Yet we pause and take the time.
To commemorate Jesus,
born to save mankind.




December 24, 2019

In Weakness - (By Tom Balistreri)

My flesh is weak and impure.
Yet in faith I endure.
I seek Your strength to help me stand.
I find it hard to understand.
Yet You promise if I seek,
to redeem me while I'm still weak.

December 23, 2019

Silent Night - (sung by Tom Balistreri)

This is my singing of the traditional Christmas Carol,
"Silent Night."
Thank you for listening.
- Tom


Resist In Faith - (By Tom Balistreri)

Resist the devil
and his claims,
that will make
you free.

Instead stand firm
in faith in God,
and the evil one
will flee.


December 22, 2019

In And Out Of Crisis - (By Tom Balistreri)

In times of crisis,
I turn to you.
You restore my soul,
I am renewed.

I praise You 
oh Lord,
for all You’ve done,
and the Gift of Your Son.

December 21, 2019

From Underground - (By Tom Balistreri)

As a seed planted
underground,
faith grows inside,
and becomes unbound.

For the birds build and rest,
in the tallest trees,
that sprout from just
a mustard seed.

December 20, 2019

O Little Town Of Bethlehem - (sung by Tom Balistreri)

This is my singing of the Classic Christmas Carol,
"O Little Town Of Bethlehem."
Thank you for listening.
- Tom


My Spirit Does Burn - (By Tom Balistreri)

My spirit does burn,
to be close to thee.
My Lord, my God,
who loves me.

I love thee complete,
and yet I fail,
but Your mercy and grace,
over me prevail.

December 19, 2019

O Come All Ye Faithful - (sung by Tom Balistreri)

This is my singing of the classic Christmas Carol,
"O Come All Ye Faithful."
Thank you for listening.
- Tom


Humble Thanks - (By Tom Balistreri)

Sometimes there are days,
all I can give is humble praise.
Lord thank You for the days delights,
and seeing me through the darkest nights.


December 18, 2019

The Illusion Of Grandeur - (By Tom Balistreri)

This world is an illusion.
A mist, a passing cloud.
It is fallen and damaged.
The result of the proud.

But a better life is coming,
in God’s eternity.
The old world will pass away,
into reality.

December 17, 2019

Through The Slog - (By Tom Balistreri)

Trudging wearily,
through trails and slog,
with only hope,
and faith in God.

Yet that is enough,
to see one through,
for God redeems,
and rescues you.

December 16, 2019

Calm - (By Tom Balistreri)

Among the storms,
in the trial,
my soul shall
remain calm.

For Your Word
strengthens,
and comforts me,
as a healing balm.

December 15, 2019

Beyond The Veil - (By Tom Balistreri)

Beyond the veil,
behind the screen,
lies life and wonders,
not yet seen.

There is love,
and great rewards,
in the world to come,
from the Lord.

December 14, 2019

Rhythmic Control - (by Tom Balistreri)

The seasons change
in patterns rhythmic.
By the hand of God,
great and mystic.

When one feels their life,
toss and roll,
remember God,
is in control.

December 13, 2019

What Child Is This? - (Sung by Tom Balistreri)

This is my singing of the classic Christmas Carol,
 "What Child Is This?"Thank you for listening.- Tom

Infinite Love - (By Tom Balistreri)

I pray to God
in my need.
And ask that He
gives me mercy.

I stand on promises
in His Word.
Grant me relief
I don't deserve.

Please Lord supply
more than enough.
A display of Your
infinite love.

December 12, 2019

The Shadow Of The Almighty - (By Tom Balistreri)

He is my refuge and fortress,
my God in Whom I trust.
For in the Hands of God,
are the souls of the just.

Safe from deadly pestilence,
and from the fowler's snare.
In the shadow of the Almighty,
I find protection there.

December 11, 2019

Beautiful Aesthetic - (By Tom Balistreri)

God moves the world
from the pathetic,
into the beauty
of the aesthetic.

Through Him all is imbued,
restored,
refreshed,
and renewed.

December 10, 2019

It Came Upon A Midnight Clear (sung by Tom Balistreri)

My singing of this classic Christmas carol.



As A Green Shoot - (By Tom Balistreri)

Like a plant shoot,
new and green,
one is renewed,
and washed clean,

it's as if the past,
has never been,
when one comes to Christ,
and is born again.

December 9, 2019

I Reach For You - (By Tom Balistreri)

I reach for You,
who is always near,
to comfort me,
and remove my fear.

Yet even before,
my reaching starts,
You're already here,
within my heart.

December 8, 2019

Away In A Manger - (Sung by Tom Balistreri)

This is my singing of the Classic Christmas Carol.


A Clean Soul - (By Tom Balistreri)

Feeling dirty,
and stained with sin,
light drove away,
the dark within.

For God found me,
I turned to Him.
He washed me clean.
I began again.

December 7, 2019

Listen And Led - (By Tom Balistreri)

I listen for
the Master's voice.
To direct my path,
to guide my choice.

I fear not
in strange lands.
For I am led
by God's hand.

December 6, 2019

Through The Fog - (By Tom Balistreri)

Through the fog,
of uncertain times,
the Lord brings peace,
to my mind.

I rest assured,
in foreign lands,
He will guide me with,
His loving hand.

December 4, 2019

Oh Holy Night

This is my singing of the classic Christmas carol,
"Oh Holy Night."
Thank you for listening.
- Tom


Nothing To Hang On To - (By Tom Balistreri)

I've given up nothing,
for nothing is all I had.
I thought that losing nothing,
somehow would be bad.

Now free to give to others,
from new discovered wealth.
For nothing becomes something,
when one gives of them self.

December 3, 2019

To Begin Again - (By Tom Balistreri)

The Lord cleanses souls
and makes them new.
He replaces false
with the true.

Relieves the burden
and the pain.
And allows us
to begin again.

December 2, 2019

The First Noel - (Sung By Tom Balistreri)

The classic Christmas carol is sung here by Tom Balistreri.



The Great Pursuit - (By Tom Balistreri)

I will not falter,
or fail to start,
to pursue the Lord,
with all my heart.

To my surprise,
I did not foresee,
the Lord God,
pursues me.

December 1, 2019

The Breath I Breathe - (By Tom Balistreri)

In you oh Lord,
I do believe.
Your praise is in,
each breath I breathe.

With eyes of faith,
I do see.
All the gifts,
you've given me