Tag: Music

Beautiful Things

This morning, I did something that I haven't done in a long, long time. I co-led worship in front of about 80 people, alongside my friend Mel on the keys, and Sue and HannaMarie on vocals. The events of the past day or so have been oddly connected on one topic: Identity. Last night at ...

Flashback Friday: The Adventures of College Life V

When I posted this back in September of 2007, I got in some trouble with mom.  Apparently, I decided to write about the near-death experience that I had just had before calling mom...so she found out about the whole ordeal through my writing.  As is customary, I didn't provide the details she needed to know ...

Pizza and a Jam

Last Friday night, I embarked on a "first."  I hosted a jam session. You may say, "But Joy, you're a musician!  Surely you have had jam sessions before!" Well, yes...but always in the awkward in-between moments at rehearsals for services.  That's different.  We are talking about a stripped-down, no-plan, just-us-and-a-few-guitars type of jam session. Before ...