Daily Gratitude Year 4-Day 348: Today - I am grateful for an unexpected song.
I love to hear Christmas carols and songs. Our principal has been whistling "Hark The Herald Angels Sing" as he has passed by several times this week. I can't whistle, so I enjoy the sound. Christmas songs are everywhere and there are so many modern melodies that capture the meaning and the wonder. There are songs that simply make us smile.
I love an unexpected song. Yesterday, the band director led a group of students caroling through the halls. It was unexpected music filling the air. I certainly did not expect it and it was a sweet spot in the day.
I am reminded of the night the shepherds quietly sat the hillside with their flocks of sheep. What a surprise when the night sky shown a star brighter than the rest and angels singing. Crazy!
So much for a "boring night on the job". Oh, what a night! It starts with one angel and that was terrifying until they heard him speak. Then, a host of heavenly beings joined in to sing: