I’ve been listening to the radio recently. (Does anyone else even do that anymore?) I’m horrified. Not at the music – personally I think there’s brilliant music out there. My shock has been over the lyrical content. Continue reading Stuff we need to listen to
Monday musings. Continue reading Not having children
Monday musings. Continue reading Hair…
Seeing your favourite band, artist or DJ can be a life-changing and exhilarating experience. On the one hand, sitting at home listening to a Spotify compilation or watching videos can improve your emotional state to a degree, but being in the crowd at a music venue, or in the throes of humanity in a stadium, or detached from the real world on an underground dance floor… these are the moments which take things to whole’nother level.
However, the benefits of going to a live music event aren’t only about letting your hair down and having fun (although that’s obviously a considerable part of it). There are, believe it or not, more benefits to your overall well-being.
Here are just some of them… Continue reading Reasons to go to Live Music Concerts
Monday musings. Continue reading If you broke your arm…
Monday musings. Continue reading White hairs
Monday musings. Continue reading Worry
For those not in the know, I teach music and sport to little ones during the week. By little ones, I mean 5 to 9-year-olds. It’s lots of fun. And mayhem. And exhaustion. And exhilaration. And the lessons you learn in the trenches with these little ones are lessons that are worth sharing.
There’s lots I don’t quite get right as a teacher. And believe me, those moments are sobering. However, every now and then… as teachers… everything falls into place. Please excuse the indulgence, but I’d like to tell you about one such story, about a 5-year-old boy. We’ll call him Bobby in this story. Continue reading Fear and how you conquer it
WHETHER it’s friends, preachers or artists, I’ve found a helpful gauge on who’s advice to listen to: “By their fruits you will know them”. It’s Jesus’s words in Matthew 7. Continue reading My affinity for TobyMac