The Top 3 Songs in 15 minutes

I have been asked which 3 songs are most important to me. The first song is Happy Birthday, The second song is Amazing Grace and the third song is The Star-Spangled Banner.

Now, let me tell you why.

Happy Birthday-the happy birthday song is a celebration of my birth. I admit, I love the sound of people singing this song to me. On my special day, I feel this song was written just for me! I smile and sing along under my breath. It’s my birthday and I’ll sing if I want to. I also enjoy singing this song for other people on their special day. At times, however, I have suggested that my NOT singing is my gift to them. And, then, I sing anyway! happy Birthday is such a simple song, but it is full of joy and meaning!

Amazing Grace-this is a beautiful song. It is a testament to my faith in God and my wonder at HIs amazing grace. I am filled with love and gratitude as I sing the message of being saved. I have met many people in their golden years that can still sing this song when they are otherwise unable to communicate. As a child, I sang Jesus loves me with purity of heart. I always knew that I was loved by Jesus, but it wasn’t until I was older that I could grasp the true meaning of salvation and the cross.

The Star Spangled Banner – This is a hard song to sing. But, when I hear it I am filled with pride. I love America. I am proud to be an American. I recognize and appreciate the rights I have as a citizen and the freedoms I enjoy. I hold my hand over my heart and sing along. I also love the song America the Beautiful and it’s glorious description of this land I call home.

I suppose I actually mentioned more than 3. This is what came to mind in response to the question.


Posted on September 17, 2014, in America, God, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Music, Writing 101 and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Happy Birthday… A good choice that I never would have thought of!


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