A Change of Heart

He stared into the glass of wine, his mind elsewhere. Then, he heard a woman's low husky voice, singing a variation of the song which Laura and he danced at their wedding. Abruptly, he rose to his feet, muttered, "I'm sorry, Jenny, but, I can't do this," and left. Bemused, Jenny thought, "I guess he …

Joe Goes Clubbing

I must be out of my mind, Joe thought to himself. I'm actually going to a nightclub which I have never done in my entire life. I'll probably be the oldest person there. Love certainly makes us do crazy things sometimes. "You look so adorable," Kalisha said. "Adorable?" She laughed. "Adorable and sexy." "Sexy is …

The Goodness of the Lord

"Day after day announce the Lord has saved us! Tell every nation on earth, 'The Lord is wonderful and does marvelous things! The Lord is great and deserves our greatest praise! He is the only God worthy of our worship" - Psalm 96:2-4 "Shout praises to the Lord everyone on this earth. Be joyful and …

God’s Presence

How can you tell that you are in God's presence?  Here are some tips that I came across: He speaks clearly. What He says is consistent with His word and Jesus’ life. He gives you a solution. He gives you guidance and direction. He says something that you know could only come from God. He …

God Lifted Me Up

I waited patiently for the Lord to help me,and he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire.  He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along.  He has given me a new song to …

Anything You Can Do…

“Anything you can do I can do better.  I can do anything better than you—“ “Will you stop singing that stupid song?” “It isn’t a stupid song.  You just don’t want to hear it because it’s true.  Girls can do anything as good as or even better than boys.” His face turned red.  “Okay, why …

Vaudeville Singer/Song-Writer

In 1896, Brooklyn born and famous vaudeville singer, Maude Nugent, composed and wrote the lyrics to Sweet Rosie O'Grady which became one of the most popular waltz standards of its time.  Tin Pan Alley publisher Joseph W. Stern & Co rejected the song when she first tried to sell it to them, but they changed …

Chalise

I've tried to get every single memory of you out of my mind but it is like trying not to breathe.  You are all I think about.  Yours is the only face I see or want to see.  You are my past but I still want you to be my present and my future.  This …

Anabella

He was in the study about to light his pipe when he heard it. Rising slowly to his feet, he left the room and went towards the sound of the piano. The haunted melody filled the house. It had been years since he last heard that song. Who was playing it? He reached the drawing-room. …

The New Song

She saw the sheet of music with written lyrics on it.  Curious, she sat down at the keyboard and began to play.  As she began to sing, tears sprang to her eyes.  What a beautiful, heartfelt song.  The words were those of a man deeply in love.  Her own heart swelled with reciprocal love for …

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