Author Archives: Ken Sayers

About Ken Sayers

I'm currently employed by a children's home where my wife and I care for children who have been displaced from their families. I'm a middle age man with two grown children of my own and one grandchild. I have worked as a United States Marine, a youth minister, a preacher, a childcare worker, and a truck driver. My hobbies include photography, horses, playing guitar, writing, and fitness.

Kids & Songs

One of the greatest ways to bond with an infant or toddler is to sing to them. My wife and I just started has relief houseparents which means our job is to watch the kids for a week while the … Continue reading

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It Ain’t My Fault

It Ain’t My Fault by Brothers Osborne My wife and I just heard this song for the first time and instantly thought of it as the perfect theme song for our cottage at the children’s home where we work. But … Continue reading

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Measuring Character

   Cafe on the Corner by Sawyer Brown I was thumbing through some old CD’s the other day and came across one that I could really relate to. I hadn’t listened to a Sawyer Brown CD in years, but one … Continue reading

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Expressions of Depression

Sometimes I write things that I know nobody needs to read. But I need to write them just the same. They are expressions of my depression; they are the cries from the wilderness in which I often find myself; and … Continue reading

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Good Riddance

The song Good Riddance by Green Day has never really appealed to me till today. In fact, I learned to play the song on guitar because I really liked the parody by Tim Hawkins, “Things You Don’t say to Wife.” … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

The Song “I Can See Clearly Now” was written by Johnny Nash and released in 1972, but it remains one of my all time favorites. Click Here for Video Today is a beautiful day. The sun is out, a nice breeze … Continue reading

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Aunt Edna

This little song was inspired by a girl who was like a daughter to me. She had to leave the children’s home while I was gone on vacation and I can only hope that some day I will get to … Continue reading

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Moments

For those of us who struggle with depression life is a lot like a roller coaster ride. We have our highs where we feel on top of the world quickly followed by drastic falls, twist, and turns that scare us … Continue reading

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Crusty Tea

I seem to be getting a reputation for writing funny (or stupid) little songs. So now I actually have people coming up to me saying, “Hey Ken you should write a song about . . .”  Recently one of my … Continue reading

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Girls and the Eyebrow Song

To be honest, I’ve never really understood the whole makeup thing.  As a guy I am attracted to girls, but I am not at all attracted makeup.  It’s definately one of those things where less is more. A little does … Continue reading

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