Amy Hayes Burling (Florida)
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Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth. - Psalm 100:1 (NRSV)
When I was a little girl, I took piano lessons. Playing piano was not something that came naturally to me, and my teacher assigned me only the simplest tunes. Within a year or two, I stopped taking lessons. Several years later, I picked up my old piano books and began...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.