"Thank you for the welcoming Ms Lorraine. I read your profile info and I too have such a passion for everything that makes harmonies so beautiful to hear and joyful to sing.....especially on a minor key *LOL*"
I am the wife of am amazing man and the mama of 5 beautiful children. I fell in love with music and song as a child but was always too shy to sing out. When my mom passed away in 2004, The Lord put a calling on my heart and through a rather interesting story led me to a Wednesday night bible study at what became my home church. When the small worship team came out to sing, My heart began to melt. I could barely breathe, much less sing out. For about a year, when I would open my mouth to sing in any service, all I could do was cry. Eventually, He emptied me of the grief I had carried for so many years and replaced with a unspeakable joy for sing his praises.
I remember the evening when I heard that soft whisper that seems to come from the inside out, telling me, "Get ready, this is the time I have chosen for you." The impression was so clearly that I actually answered out loud with a degree if sarcasm, "I guess I just need an invitation, Lord". Well friends, Be careful what you ask for :)... That night when after service when I went to pick up my girls from the children's room, the worship leader asked me if I would be willing to sing with the Wednesday night worship team while we waited in line to get our kiddos. What I had not realized is that once I began to sing out, I had inadvertently been auditioned by the pastors who is at behind and the team I had been harmonizing with from my seat! All in all, it's a beautiful love story from beginning to the end :)
Just about anything in a minor key :)
I have an affinity for acoustic instrumentation; love a big band song stripped down to a few voice, a cajon and guitar. I have an eclectic taste in music and find it easy to get lost (in the very best ways) when listening to or singing a song. God gave me music to heal and soothe me.... He knew I'd need that :)