The Song That Got Away

A Necessary Pain

Of the things I lost fighting for my destiny was my song. I cannot number the day or the hour but I stopped singing. The fullness of God’s presence was not there; I had no reason to sing. But I was around Jesus believing people, doing stuff that He said we should do. Where did my song go? Often we equate being “in Christ” with being “in love.” The giddy feeling we get at the genesis of a new relationship usually comes with a song. We even hear couples talk about “their song.” What happened to my love song to the Father that just spilled out of me at the water fountain, or as soon as the alarm went off in the morning? Life happened. I let my focus shift to the things of this world thus out-shining my eternal focus. Overwhelmingly, I had nothing left to sing to the…

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