Friday, December 17, 2010

Right This Very Minute!

The fog is lifting.  Gray skies are gonna clear up.  I'm ready to put on a happy face. 

Christmas has been trying to come, and I have been keeping it at arm's length.  No more!  There is a song that invites the merriment of Christmas for me, like no other.  I tried playing it on the piano a week or so ago, and it just bombed.  It bombed because it requires pep and vigor and a quick tempo, all things which I was lacking.  My fingers could barely move at the pace it needed.

It is the song:  We Need a Little Christmas; one of my favorites as a child when my family would sing "carols at the spinet".

So I will be trying it again, certain that I am ready now to fill this quiet house with music.  I will be humming the peppy tune and reviewing the words that are so uplifting and encouraging.  I think I need a little Christmas now.

Haul out the holly;
Put up the tree before my spirit falls again.
Fill up the stocking,
I may be rushing things, but deck the halls again now.

For we need a little Christmas
Right this very minute,
Candles in the window,
Carols at the spinet.

Yes, we need a little Christmas
Right this very minute.
It hasn't snowed a single flurry,
But Santa, dear, we're in a hurry;

For I've grown a little leaner,
Grown a little colder,
Grown a little sadder,
Grown a little older,
And I need a little angel
Sitting on my shoulder,
Need a little Christmas now.


wendy peatross said...

I always loved the "carols at the spinet"!

Laura said...

Merry Christmas!!