Music lifts spirits….individuals who are catatonic will begin moving when they hear music.
Music brings comfort to those who grieve.
Music touches hearts...
You are probably wondering where I'm going with this, right? First, I am a musician. I love music. Singing is part of every cell of my being…and every minute of my day.
Today I had the opportunity to share this with others.
I just got home from a special prayer service for a friend who has cancer. Approximately 40+ choir members were there to sing, and so many others who support her came to pray and sing. It was powerful to participate with a church full of people singing "Be Not Afraid" to this young woman.
Every person there will carry that with them. Perhaps the song has taken on a whole new meaning for all who participated.
Earlier in the day I met with a dear friend and her adult children to assist in planning a funeral for her ex husband. They all wanted the music to be just right. We talked about the healing powers of music