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Some thoughts . . . possibly all connected . . .

A good week of rest . . . muchly needed. . . and muchly appreciated.

A week of sabbath level rest. In and of itself, a part of a my Lenten journey this year. I am also experiencing the positive results of several decisions which came with clarity during this time.

First, I changed my diet . . . a change that is having positive effects I have never previously considered as being connected to what one eats.

Second, I got back on a regular daily devotional schedule . . . with benefits already making themselves known.

Third, my new ukulele books came in . . . I am making music again.

Fourth, I quit worrying about seeing past the next couple of years. Time to live for today, in the "NOW!" Faith is faith.

Fifth, I am going to put even more emphasis on singing in the community. Whoever wants to hear me, provided by schedule allows, I am going to work to make it happen.

God's grace still amazes me . . . it pretty much blows me away . . . ><>

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Would you life to share share about your favorite musical instrument?

What is your favorite guitar or other musical instrument?  Please let me know.  I'd like to interview you about your relationship with your favorite instrument.

I am interested in talking with, and getting to know, everyday people who make music.  That's the kind of person I am.  I'm an everyday kind of guy, and I love to sing and play guitar for everyday people. 

Although I have too many guitars, several ukes, a couple of old banjo's, a bunch of harmonicas and several Native American flutes, I am interested in stories about other instruments as well.  I have it in my mind that this blog will probably feature more stories about guitars and singer-songwriters.  However, I am open to stories about people and their love for other instruments.  So, if you play the accordion, piano, pennywhistle, drums . . . or can crack your knuckles in time to music . . . I want to hear your story.

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