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Story Behind the Song: Make Something Happen  

Three little words.  One song.  Responsible for revolutionizing my life and the way I think about it. 

I promise I'm not over-dramatizing it for a good read (well, maybe just a smidgen).  I truly believe that "Make Something Happen" was divinely dropped into my spirit for such a time as this. 

We live in a world of victims.  Every little thing is made into something big.  Think about it:  how many articles have you seen spouting negativity about some politician, some celebrity, or some family?  We are a…

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Story Behind the Song: More of You  

The words from the song "More of You" were inspired by my desperate need for more of God in my life.  And by one of my favorite human encounters with Jesus while he walked in the earth:  the story of the Samaritan woman. 

"So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob's well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from his journey, sat down by the well. 

When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, 'Will you give me a drink?'…

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Story Behind the Song: "You Through Me"  

Some of my songs come to me at odd times, when I'm doing things that you wouldn't think would inspire a song. 

The chorus for the song "You Through Me" came while I was making my bed one weekday morning. 

As I was tucking the sheets neatly away, I started singing, "May I love them like You love them...Let the whole world see You through me".  

I pieced together the rest of the song at my day job as a teacher and later at home in front of my piano.  It became the first song on my album, Make Something

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