“Still Waters”, from “Creation: A Musical Tapestry”, a Forte Friday Post

"Still Waters" . . . a place of peace What do you think of when you hear, "Still Waters"? Do you think of a pond where there is no movement at all of the water? Or, do you see a gently moving stream? According to Merriam-Webster, still waters is defined as "a part of a stream where no current is visible". It doesn't say there is NO current, as in a pond. It does say the current is not "visible". There is movement of the water, but it is so subtle, the eye can't discern it. The Benson Commentary refers to the still waters in Hebrew (מי מנוכת, mee menuchoth) as "waters of rests, or refreshments: quiet and gentle waters, running in small and shallow channels". What a peaceful picture this paints in one's mind! The Commentary goes on to say … [Read more...]

“For Whom My Soul Loveth”, a Forte Friday Post!

“For Whom My Soul Loveth” is one of the eight songs on my “Mary’s Song” album. The songs in this album musically protray the emotions of Mary Magdalene in the days leading up to the cruxification of Jesus. This song, "For Whom My Soul Loveth", reflects the searching for one who is gone, as He would be.  "For Whom My Soul Loveth" on the Top Ten List! Broadjam sent me two emails this week that my song, "For Whom My Soul Loveth", hit their Top Ten list for its genre, at #4 and then again at #8!!! I am always thrilled when one of my songs hits one of the charts in any place. It's humbling to know that people listen to my music and like it:) “For Whom My Soul Loveth” . . . the story Here is a recap of the story behind the song, "For Whom … [Read more...]