Unfortunately, our society continues to focus on ways to prohibit responsible people from owning guns while ignoring prohibitions that would keep those with emotional or mental illness away from these same weapons.
For me, playing live is a special thing. When you record a song you can’t see the emotion on someone’s face but when you perform live the music comes alive. For me it’s about people singing.
God gives us but a single take in this life; there really are no do-overs. We cannot rewind time even for a millisecond to right a wrong, get another at bat, rephrase a word spoken in haste, raise our children with patience instead of anger, or restart a marriage from the honeymoon. The old refrain “Only one life, will soon be past. Only what’s done for Christ will last” gains meaning with each moment.
Since our divorce was finalized in June of 2010, my former spouse and I for the most part have gotten along quite well. Sure, there are those moments of tension and frustration that creep up at times and until recently a phone conversation or face-to-face meeting would clear things up. But yesterday the conversation took at downward turn over a request I made for another man to stop texting my children.
TobyMac walked away with the coveted Artist of the Year honors, and “10,000 Reasons (Bless My Soul)” by Matt Redman was named Song of the Year, beating out 20 others including “Forgiveness,” “Live Like That” and “Redeemed.”