(Continued from Singing Sweetly)
A three-year-old thinks that singing into a microphone is a treat. It delighted me that I had success capturing her childish voice singing on a tape recording.
We did this little exercise on the Saturday before our Easter service at church.
Located in the “suburb” of a town of 458 residents, our church is the small country-type. The quaint, 90 year-old sanctuary equipped with balcony and wooden pews seated approximately 110 when packed.
One businessman in a nearby town regularly donated one Easter lily to the church each year. Often it was the only lily in the altar area or in the whole church. It had been positioned directly in front of the pulpit on the floor. This plant had three buds on it, one of which was nearly ready to burst open for the holy day celebration.
You may ask why I can remember the set up so vividly? What transpired on that Saturday will enlighten you.
After the successful taping of the song she sang, I got a tremendous idea. “How about having Lizzy sing this cute song for the Easter service tomorrow?” I thought. With that I set about getting her ready to drive to the church with me for a practice session. I reasoned that she may get nervous and “clam up” if she is unfamiliar with the setting and the microphone at the church. Off we went to practice.
We got to church and found that we were the only ones in the building. It would be less threatening to my three-year-old. So far things were going well.
(To be continued)
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