It happened at age 14. The song stuck and it’s in my head all the time. They say that ones favorite music style is set around age 14. In that year, it was Paul McCartney and Wing’s Silly Love Song. The opening lines ... You'd think that people would have enough of silly love song.… Continue reading Sacrifice Musicians Because of Silly Love Songs?
It was a dark and stormy night. The thunder and lightning went pop. And the power was gone. So the story began. But the point is what took place after the storm. And with that, most of the clocks were out of power and thus reset to midnight. Newer ones fixed themselves once power was… Continue reading Needing a Reset … Get Back In Sync
Worship Wars ... this is a phenomenon that will not be settled this generation, nor any coming generation. The style and tempo and tunes of the music we use in worship are somethings we love to sit around and talk about (a nice way to say we demand our specific desires of song style.). I… Continue reading A Story in Song … That Spans Eternity
I live in a small town that is the home place of a very historical event. Just a few miles from my front door is the location where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. A National Historical Park, Appomattox is one of several US locations that will always have Civil War… Continue reading Offensive Church Signs … Just a Thought
It's a line from the Don McLean's classic American Pie. ... but not a word was spoken .... the church bells all were broken This is a great, yet tragic song. Tragic not only in the event that prompted the song, but tragic in this line. Why was there silence? Why were church bells broken,… Continue reading The Church Bells All Were Broken
We all have experienced it ... yes, even you. That emptiness within us that longs for purpose, that void as if not all the pieces are in place, that question of what is this all about (and often the question is left unanswered). We try to fill that void with so many things ... possessions,… Continue reading Yesterday … All My Trouble Seemed So Far Away (Our Story Through Music)
My brain is a perplexity of conundrums. As I talk to myself and listen to the voices in there, I find some highly unusual conversations. But this week, it's been about a song. There are songs that just stick in there. (Like the military cadence to Baby Shark ... ugh). They ramble around and I… Continue reading The Song that is Stuck in My Head