She sang so sweetly. The young lady smiled as she uttered the melodious love song at a Christian wedding today. The audience gave her their rapt attention. Her voice flooded the auditorium with melody. What a joy to see and hear her serving the Lord, the bride and groom and others with her voice.
“I am glad you asked me,” she offered as he spoke to the groom at the rehearsal the night before. “It reminds me how much I enjoy doing this.”
As I listened to her practice the afternoon before at the church, memories unfolded before me. My mind reviewed the events of the day before Easter when this young lady, Lizzy, was only three years old.
At this young age she could carry a tune. As a musical mother, I noticed that about her early in her life.
Being the third-born of our children, she learned from her older siblings. Her big brother and sister took part in a children’s choir and had memorized a simple Easter song. Our house echoed the words and tune often. So in time, Lizzy sang along. In fact, she knew the words and notes by heart!
“This would make a precious memory,” I thought. So off I went to get the tape recorder.
(To be continued)
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