So, what is it that caused me to pause, moved me this week? Hmmm, as I pondered, thinking of this blog and its potential contents.
Certainly, Dick Clark's passing brought back memories of mid morning Saturdays, copying the latest dance moves and listening...absorbing that LOUD NOISE better known as rock 'n roll. (I can hear my mother now, "TURN DOWN your Stereo!")
Or maybe I am inspired by Kim Kardashian's aspirations to be the mayor of Glendale, CA.
One media mogul, one "dra-media" creation.
So gracious in his exit last night, we watched him give Praise to his Lord in a song written by Lifehouse called "Everything", a song he sang a few weeks back. Postured on his knees, Colton worshiped his Lord, standing and lifting his hands and inserting words that emphasized his passion.
The camera panned over to the contestants still in the running. Many mouthed the same words, a corporate worship. God's got a plan for this young man, Mohawk haircut and all. My CD player awaits your joyful noise Colton, and I can assure you I will be turning it up loud.
Lord, thank you for young people today who are not ashamed of the Gospel. I thank you for music and all the ways it brings beauty and healing into my life, even the loud stuff.