Open my eyes

One evening last week, my voice student became MY teacher. It had been a busy day-but a good one! I began to play the song we were working on, and I noticed my student had fixed her gaze on the wall above the door. “What are you staring at?” I asked her, curiously. “The clock! […]

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all things are becoming NEW

Seasons come and seasons go  but they always cycle back  you know? An old skill resurrected-  I’ll teach  new lives for my heart to reach!  I am super excited to do something old today… well, I mean NEW! When I got out of college, I began teaching music in public school. I loved my job, […]

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He makes all things beautiful in His time

I have many bittersweet memories from my teaching days. Teaching is something I was drawn to- because I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives.  I wanted to inspire others to dream and to find joy in doing what they love to do.  For me- that “thing” has always been music. I had one […]

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Full circle

 Monday was the 1 year anniversary of starting this blog, and also my birthday. This past weekend was probably one of the most wonderful I’ve ever experienced, and so I’m left standing on a mountain top. For the first time in my life, things have come full circle. All the days ordained for me were written […]

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It’s not just notes and words

One of my dreams came true this weekend. I got to go back to my old high school and sing some of my all-time favorite choral songs again with all of my old friends!! (ok, we’re not really that old, are we??) This year marked the 25th anniversary of the opening of our high school- […]

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