June 1, 2010

Spent half an hour playing through hymns on the church piano today.

What is it about music that soothes the chafed heart?  Not just listening to it (that can get wearisome), but producing it.  Making music, inviting the heart to worship.

Sometimes the heart’s too heavy to lift songs to the Savior.  But the fingers are rarely unwilling.  And as the music rises to the Savior, the heart eventually follows suit.



6 Responses to “Piwano.”

  1. Cassie Says:

    I wish I could have been there to lend words to your music…but that might be selfish of me. 😉
    I’m glad you had a sweet time today…I have been known to do that early on a Saturday morning when the whole school is quiet. Those ballet studios have fabulous acoustics!

  2. Kau Says:

    just like there’s something about sight that lends itself to compassion, there’s something about song that lends itself to worship. I don’t think time spent singing or playing hymns is ever wasted time…

  3. tia Says:

    cass, i would’ve loved that. then it would’ve been +beautiful vocals and +kindred spirit.

    kau, neat how God made us like that …

  4. tiff cheung Says:

    beautiful description, tia!! 🙂
    and how true that sitting by the piano doing what God’s gifted us with can glorify Him and uplift our hearts :).

  5. tia Says:

    tiff, your comment reminded me how God works — for His glory and our good. mm, such a sweet double purpose. thanks for the reminder. :]

  6. jozen Says:

    what a lovely lovely post. when i was younger i could spend hours on the piano getting lost in the music i was creating!

    if you get a chance, hop on over to my blog and join in on my lovely giveaway!


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