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on the power of showing up

note: I wrote this post in April of 2019 (pre-COVID). It's been sitting in my drafts for quite a while, but I think it's time for it to see the light of day. It's been helpful for me to reread over the past few months, especially as I continue to try to make an effort to write, and I hope it can be helpful to you, too. i got an invite to a writers' group a few months ago, and i had never felt like more of a fraud in my life. it had been months, if not years, since i'd felt like a writer. the proverbial well of words in my heart had dried up, it seemed, and i wasn't sure if it was ever coming back. i agreed to go out of a sense of helplessness—i'd identified as a writer ever since i could remember. if i'm not a writer, who am i?  i told myself that it was important to show up and act like a writer even when i didn't feel like one, because even though i hadn't been writing, i reassured myself, i still was a writer. but sometimes the words f

Beautiful Music

Things I learned today:

1.) I can sing harmony.
2.) I LOVE to harmonize.
3.) My voice works best either singing harmony, or singing with other people.
4.) I can play the piano.
5.) I LOVE to play the piano.
6.) I can write songs.
7.) I LOVE to write songs.

Yup, that was pretty much my day. :)

Sometimes I feel music deep inside of me, but I don't know how to get it out. It's kind of hard to describe, but I think that slowly, I'm learning how to musically express myself. It's truly beautiful to hear my own songs of praise rising up to the throne of God. I don't mean that to sound vain, but I love being able to express my adoration for Him through song. It's amazing.

Music itself is simply beautiful!

Comments

  1. Aiya!!!! We need to sing together!!!! Joss and I sing harmony too!!!!

    Sorry for the lack of comments on this blog ;)

    Love ya,
    Catey

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  2. Singing is wonderful!! (but you already knew that ;))

    I love your template, last I saw it was still the beach background. *blush* I have been reading your posts from the e-mails. :P
    I think it's beautiful!

    Pip

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