The first few bars of “Beautiful Savior” will bring me to the heart of my faith, and sometimes, the core of my sadness, instantly.
Listening to anything by Journey will conjure up the “sparky” side of me and make me feel young again.
The sound of an old tune, and particularly a ballroom serenade, will bring back the most delicious memories of a time long gone.
Oh my gosh — there they are! Dancing in front of the television. Mom is so pretty. She looks so happy. And Dad! Well, he is my hero and look how he is dipping her!
A smile plasters my face from ear to ear as this funny Lawrence Welk re-run brings memories back in a flash —
So corny now! But back then, we didn’t think so. Mom and Dad loved this entertainment and so did I. This was a happy time. I felt comfortable and happy and loved.
Can you imagine sitting down with your grandkids and trying to explain the red suits? Ha!
Thank God for music, for musicians, for artists! Don’t ever stop! You matter!