Lyrics Matter

Music has always been a major part of my life.  I loved to hear my mother sing.  The radio was usually on in the family car.  Meet the Beetles was on the turntable as was Mario Lanza.

When I was in elementary school, I started singing harmony in a chorus and continued this throughout high school and a bit in college and church.  I now sing on the church worship team.

Ever hear of an earworm?  It is when you can’t get a tune out of your head.  Often, I fall asleep with a song on my mind and wake up with one as well.

In the last few years, I have found that I have to be very careful of what I listen to.  Music has such power!  A song can bring me back to middle school, to memories of a dating relationship, to sorrowful times in my life, to sinful times that I don’t need to dwell on bringing on spiritual attack.  One time, I actually had to leave a store because a song playing brought on a panic attack!

For new readers, if you haven’t figured it out already, I love Jesus.  I try to love Him with all my heart, soul, mind, and strength.  It is for that reason that I have taken to listening to only Christian themed and classical music.

Have at it, earworms.  I am safe with what I have been listening to.

3 responses to “Lyrics Matter

  1. I don’t know if you are familiar with the group “For King and Country”…My son loves their song…Fix My Eyes…He was singing so loudly in the car yesterday…It was awesome…Your post made me think about it. 🙂

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