I am grateful for music.
Tonight's posting was an easy one for me to decide on. As I sit here watching the movie 'Spirit' with Aaron Jr, he is humming or singing to all of the music in the movie. Let me explain to you why I love hearing him hum or sing so much.
Music has always been something that I love. I love music that inspires, uplifts, brings emotion, music that moves me, music that brings back a memory, or music that stirs something inside of me... I love it. I actually really love music that brings on emotion so much... whether it makes me feel joy or makes me cry. In fact, when Aaron first passed away, the songs I wanted to hear the most were songs that would make me cry or feel pain. I felt so numb that feeling anything at all was a good thing for me... even if it was pain. Music is so amazing that way. It truly can bring on such powerful emotions... joy or sorrow.
'Music is what feelings sound like.' ~Author Unknown
My whole family enjoys to sing and my whole family really enjoys a powerful song, whether it be powerful because of the music itself or powerful because of the lyrics.
I have had my ups and downs with singing in the past few years.
'Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which is it impossible to be silent.' ~Victor Hugo
Hearing Aaron Jr sing is definitely one of my favorite sounds. I am grateful for music and that my parents helped to instill a passion and a love for music in all of us kids. I hope I can do the same thing for my kids.
'Music heals the soul.' ~Alex Boye
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