Friday, May 1, 2015

Musically . . . things are slowing down . . . feeling bittersweet

According to the plan I currently have worked out, things are starting to wind down regarding my regular local gigs here in Grapevine, Texas. 

Tomorrow,  Larry Dykstra, Mari McAdoo and I will be sharing the styles of music we sing to and with older adults in the DFW area to a gathering of people attending a workshop event on ministering to older adults.  I will only get to sing with Larry and Mari a few more times before I have to shut things down completely for several months during the summer after I move to Crowley.

In addition, I have my regular gigs in May, and then it will be time to focus on packing for our move, and for the upcoming Annual Conference meetings in Southlake.

I've sung at several of these locations for 5-6 years.  And the folks seem genuinely sad that I am moving to a new appointment, but none-the-less have still shared their best wishes.  It will be hard to move on.
However, there may be a person or two ready to take over my regular gigs later in the summer.  So, in the end, people will still be able to hear live music with a therapeutic message sung from the heart.

I hope to have a couple of new places in the Crowley area lined up by the first of September.  If you are the praying type, please put this to prayer.  Hopefully my offers to sing will be received well.

God's grace still amazes me . . . ><>