“I set your instructions to music and sing them as I walk this pilgrim way. I meditate on your name all night, God, treasuring your revelation, O God.” Psalm 119.54,55
In the ‘70s we sang a lot about dancing – dance the night away, you set my feet to dancing, and this music makes me feel like dancing were phrases that wandered in and out of my mind all day long. There was always at least one song on the mind, pulling and tugging you through the day into the fun ahead.
In rediscovering God, I found hope, excitement, and belief in what every moment going forward would bring. Along with the new revelation and sense of purpose came a song and urge to dance. I am sure you would not recognize the dance; it carries little form and recognizable moves. My dance is movement to express my heart and the hope and enthusiasm about life I find with God.
Is there a link between the two periods of dance in my life? I believe there is a direct connection. I also believe my dance will continue to evolve and improve through an eternity; this is going to be fun!
My search to understand where I lost the music and how the music changed helped me understand my view of a Biblical God.
My god of the ‘70s was my self. As this god failed, I lost the sense of hope and excitement and focused on self-development. Discovering a God of love, grace, and acceptance that brought strength, power, and eternal success changed my soul.
My god of old carried a strong foundation of definitive theological parameters. It was very important to know exactly what I believed and why. Discovering faith and God’s voice has set me on wild adventures and wonderful new discoveries!
My gods of old were stuffy and boring. The God of the Bible is funny, humorous, awesome, and full of music. God loves to dance!
Life is for living. God is the key to life! Time to find the music!