Sunday, May 17, 2009


I know we've been silent for a few days. I haven't been feeling too well and we've had a lot of things to do. I apologize for leaving everyone in the proverbial lurch. All of a sudden (or so it seems), I looked up and. . . it's Sonday evening! Good thing I know the song I want to play for you, huh? :)

Ray and I attend Calvary Chapel. They have the local Christian radio station in town. In between teaching programs, they play "canned" music. There is no mention of who the artists are or what the names of the songs are. Drives me positively nuts! I have to scribble down lyrics and then run home and hit Google or Good Search and pray. This song plays a lot. It's not really notable (although a good song) for anything special except a line in the chorus that grabs me right in the driver's seat: "Whatever's in front of me, I choose to sing Halleluia." Note that I italicized the word "choose." That's about it. Choosing to be joyful is a choice. . .just like choosing to forgive, choosing to believe, choosing to do just about anything. We have choices.

When I went hunting for this song, I found one stunning presentation by a woman's interpretive sign dance ministry. Here's "Halleluia" by Bethany Dillon:


  1. Love the song choice, Carla! Sounds like you had a good Sunday! I do that too when I hear a song that I love - run home and look it up on youtube and usually get lucky ;) I'm so glad there is a vehicle like this to help us when we have lost our minds!

  2. Isn't technology amazing? I'll have to come back to this post when my new computer arrives. Still can't access videos. Technology is truly amazing...unless, as in my case, it isn't.

  3. We are Calvary Chapel people as well. When we were in upstate NY, I remember the radio station playing "canned" music and very old "canned" music some of it was! It did have some variety compared to a local Christian network here in FL which plays the same 7 sets of 11 songs over and over with no teaching or anything! Thanks for the trip down memory lane. I'm glad your Sonday was good. :>)