Musings From A Musical Mind

A Clear View

I just created a page on facebook for my music studio.  It has brought back many memories – especially as I have threatened to post videos of past recitals – and have indeed posted one from June, 2002 – in which I had the privilege to sing with three lovely young ladies in “Mister Sandman” – what memories of fun and laughter we had when trying to learn the hand motions for it!  I have been looking through many “past” videos – as you can imagine after 13 plus years of recitals.  It’s been fun – it has brought laughter and has caused me to reflect on the past.

Sometimes we don’t have a good “view” of the present and certainly not the future – but I can truly say that I have a clear view of the past.  Just seeing how far these students have come in those years is incredible. I’ve had the privilege to work with and coach hundreds of students over my long career – and it has truly been a joy!  Many students I have had in my home once a week for years. I have MAJOR bragging rights!!  They are all my kids.

Wouldn’t it be nice if our regular world had a video tape of past events from our life – so we could go back over it – remember the good times – see our kids when they were little and see them grow up – see things in a different light – and say, “awwww the good old days – remember that?”  A clear view. Unfortunately – life is not that clear – and we don’t always have a video camera for everything – oh maybe some of the good stuff – but usually never the bad.  Aren’t you glad?  Me too!

There is nothing in the world like the feeling that you get from making a difference in someone’s life.  And if you ever forget just how much of a personal impact you have made on this world and in your own circle of friends – just take out your own “memories” of great things from the past – just like these videos of mine – and you will have a clear view too.

God Bless

 

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  1. This is great, Cindy. In my many years of ministry, I have discovered that everyone has a “highlight tape” of their past. For some, this highlight tape plays all of the successes and joy-filled moments of their life. For others, this highlight tape plays all of their failures and disappointments. The question for us is what are we deciding to highlight and keep recorded and play over and over again in our minds. This will largely affect how we perceive the present and look to the future.

    • I like that – a highlight tape – very good! I would like to think that I always “highlight” the good portions of my life – but I wouldn’t be honest if I said that. I have many regrets with people that were my friends – good friends at one time – and if we do not deal with that correctly in our own minds – it does affect our future. Thanks, Ron.

  2. Great blog babe! It’s all about perspective.

  3. I wish I could hear you play! Do you have a video of YOU?

    • Yes – I will post some of those on my Studio page soon – but today I posted one of me singing “Mister Sandman” – pretty funny stuff! The only time I play – is a duet with my piano students – there are some really fun ones – or I accompany my voice students 🙂

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