Ugh! I feel guilty this morning. When God gives us something, He doesn’t give it for us for us to keep it to ourselves. He gives us good things so we can share them with others and, most importantly, glorify Him.
If you think about it, what’s the point in having anything if you’re not sharing it with others? I mean, I can think of very few things that are more fun alone. Going out to eat is more enjoyable with a friend. Watching a ball game is more fun with friends. Kissing is WAY more fun with another person! (Y’all don’t act like you never practiced kissing by yourselves when you were a teenager!) Talking is definitely better with a companion. Not to mention, I believe, if we keep the good things God’s given us to ourselves, He may decide that we’re too stingy to have many good things! Think about it. He’s given us eternal life! If He never gave us another thing we’d have way more than we ever deserved! But that’s not all He gives us! We all have way more than we should! He’s blessed me so much that I could never thank Him enough. However, I can, and should share what He gives me.
In the last five, or so years, God’s given me some really good stuff! That’s not bragging on myself one bit! OMG! There’s no way I could’ve come up with most of this stuff! I ain’t that smart! What I feel so guilty about is that I haven’t shared them like I should. I’m not sure if it’s fear or what. I don’t want to get on people’s nerves, or come across like I’m bragging, or most of all, feel as if someone doesn’t like them. I’m horrible at “promoting” myself. However, the songs God’s given me are GOOD ! Again, that’s not bragging on me! They came straight from God! The words, the music, ALL of it was given to me by divine inspiration. Steve spent thousands of dollars for me to record them, complete with professional musicians, and I’ve hardly shared them with anyone. Granted, we’ve had a LOT going on since I finished recording, but still! They’re AWESOME! What’s up with me not sharing?!?
In a couple of weeks, hopefully at the latest, I’ll have them on iTunes and some other places, and they’ll be available to download. Don’t worry, they won’t be too expensive :-). I plan on having some CDs made eventually (maybe). After paying for the studio and stuff, I couldn’t afford CDs!
When it comes to singing, I’m average. When it comes to playing the guitar I’m below average :-), (I’m not playing at all on the tracks, so don’t try to hear mistakes in the music :-)) but here’s the deal. Those songs were given to me by God Himself, and He intended for me to share them! With any luck (and I don’t really believe in luck. It’s just an expression) an established artist will hear at least one of them, and want to record it!!!! BUT, if that never happens, still I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that the words, in those songs, were meant for someone to hear!! And if they bless one person, they’ve done their job! Stay tuned! I’ll let y’all know when they’re out there!
“For if you give, you will get! Your gift will return to you in full and overflowing measure, pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, and running over. Whatever measure you use to give—large or small—will be used to measure what is given back to you.” Luke 6:38