Christmas Program at London Heritage Farm

Heidi, her kids (MZ, MK, and MC), and I are singing Christmas carols for the visiting seniors at the lovely historic farm museum, London Heritage Farm’s tearoom.  (I signed up when Heidi and I came for scones a few days prior.) Narbata is preparing the food in the kitchen. The entertainment committee ensemble is getting…

From Storm Survivors to International Performers: REO Brothers

With the shirts on their backs, guitars on their hands, this foursome brothers survived the fury of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan); as REO Brothers band, they might just take the world by storm! I had the opportunity to meet them as they provided the dance music for a 1960’s Beatles-themed party. (Their band name honors their parents,…

Kawaguchiko Music Forest

A musical theme park, Kawaguchiko Music Forest is situated right by picture-perfect Lake Kawaguchi. With the right weather conditions, you could get a view of Mt. Fuji as well. This is a lovely setting to take in the spectacular environs of Yamanashi Prefecture. There is a museum and event hall to complement the gardens. Catch live…

I Can Only Imagine Film Coming in March 2018

MercyMe’s lead vocalist, Bart Millard, wrote the song I Can Only Imagine after his father’s death, imagining what it would be like to see God in heaven (where there is no more death, mourning, crying or pain). It won for ‘Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year,’ ‘Song of the Year’ and Millard earned the Dove Award…

Christmas Music Hangover: Pentatonix and El Gamma Penumbra’s Mary Did You Know?

My new favorite Christmas Song discovery by this awesome a capella music group, Pentatonix: Mary, Did You Know? Mary did you know that your baby boy will one day walk on water? Mary did you know that your baby boy will save our sons and daughters? Did you know that your baby boy has come…

When You Feel What You Do Is Ordinary or Insignificant

“You may be hooking up mergers Cooking up burgers But at the end of the day Little stuff Big stuff In between stuff God sees it all the same.” -Steven Curtis Chapman, Do Everything May this brighten up your day! DO EVERYTHING (By Steven Curtis Chapman) You‘re picking up toys on the living room floor…

La Vie En Rose

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be told every day words of love that make you know for sure that with the one to whom you belong, it’s you for him and him for you throughout life? And when he takes you in his arms and enters your heart, his presence banishes your pains and burdens such…