"When we become totally surrendered, then our hearts and minds are open to receive the gift that is waiting."
"Is not my word like fire,” declares the LORD, “and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?"
--Jeremiah 23:29 --
"If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all."
--Isaiah 7:9 --
"When people believe in boundaries, they become part of them."
"Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life."
"The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!"
"All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song."
"If you're going to make a mistake, make it loud so everybody else sounds wrong."
--Joe Venuti --
"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence."
--Leopold Stokowski --
"For the LORD will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance. "
—Psalm 94:14 --
"I think that a musician is like a doctor, he's supposed to heal people and make them feel better."
"It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something."
"It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself."
—Johann Sebastian Bach--
"Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity."
"Wes Montgomery played impossible things on the guitar because it was never pointed out to him that they were impossible."
"I am a servant of the music...if I get caught up in ego, I'll lose everything...it'll burn and that's a guarantee.."
"If you don't make mistakes you aren't really trying."
"You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail."
"Talent is cheap, and many talents treat themselves cheaply."
"It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play."
"Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn."
"In any conflict, the first one to the Cross wins."
Did you know that the only difference between the words Worship and Warship is only one letter ? A WARShip is used to attack the enemy . WORShip is used to attack and defeat the enemy...
"Sometimes you have to play for a long time to be able to play like yourself."