This post heralds another song by The Seekers, the group I posted about yesterday. Among many of their great hits is “Kumbaya” described in Wikipedia as follow:
“Kum ba yah (“Come by Here”) is a spiritual song first recorded in the 1920s. It became a standard campfire song in scouting and summer camps and enjoyed broader popularity during the folk revival of the 1950s and 1960s. The song was originally a simple appeal to God to come and help those in need.” Happy Sunday.
A few days ago a friend reminded me of a singing group, The Seekers, very popular in the 1960’s and many years following. I spent most of Friday listening, reminiscing, smiling and even doing a few dance steps. And then this one came along and I thought it would be nice to share on a sunny Saturday (or not). How nice to see and hear this group still making beautiful music. Happy Saturday.
Did you know that singing is good for the soul? Singing also relieves stress, exercises the lungs, and decreases depression. All this is my own opinion, but it works for me. And take this little guy…can’t you just hear him? (Of course, he could just be waiting to be fed but I prefer to believe that he is singing a new song).
On Sunday, June 10th, St. Andrew’s Scarborough celebrated its 200th anniversary. We had a new anthem commissioned for the occasion…We Will Share Your Love, O Lord, written by Don Besig and Nancy Price. Happy Sunday. (While on “pause’ forward to 37:07 for anthem only)
Here is a song by a young man who passed away in 1981 at the age of thirty-six, Bob Marley. Bob left behind a legacy of music that will never be forgotten. This is one of my favorites. Happy weekend.
This picture always reminds me of Bette Midler’s 1990 recording of God is Watching Us:
From a distance the world looks blue and green
And the snow capped mountains white
From a distance the ocean meets the stream
And the eagle takes to flight
God is watching us
God is watching us
God is watching us from a distance
In response to a blog on March 21st about being afraid, a friend shared that she and her husband carry a copy of Go Now In Peace at all times. We at St. Andrew’s Scarborough often end our services with this lovely piece of music. I have chosen the Ottawa Police Choir for today’s rendition. It makes me think of Jesus, on this Palm Sunday, riding on a donkey to his ultimate death on the Cross a few days later. Peace be with you. Happy Sunday.