The Christmas spirit is still alive and well in this corner of the world- Chynanu’s blog. Today I’m featuring a song that is a traditional carol but it’s very awesome, so who cares if it isn’t 200 years old eh? Continue reading →
It’s exactly twelve days to Christmas! Whoop! Whoop! Whoop!
I’m writing this post with tears stinging my eyes, why? I’m listening to the carol that always grips my heart. It’s not my favorite carol- that’s been “zion’s daughter” for two years running but this song always makes me want to fall down and worship God for the awesome gift he gave to this miserable sinner. His only begotten son!!!
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Today’s December 3rd and we’re continuing the Carol series. Today’s song is a very British song (did I mention that one of my great, great-grandmother’s was British? Well now you know :-p). I love singing it with a choir, it’s one of those songs that needs all the parts together to really fly. One year in uni we perforned the song for our carol service (I was in consistently in the choir), it was so beautiful, everyone was smiling as we sang it, not during the rehearsals though. Our choir director was a perfectionist and a sweetheart (in case he sees this, Ekpa you know I have crazy love for you)
Let’s welcome today’s entry, the holly and the ivy. Continue reading →
The second carol we’ll be looking at is one of the most beautiful and popular carols, O Come All Ye Faithful. It is also referred to as Adeste Fedelis which is derived from its Latin translation. No one knows for sure who wrote the carol or composed the melody. Continue reading →
Welcome to December, the best month of the year. The month of miracles and wonders, when we celebrate the birth of the saviour of the world and when this blogger was born. What I loved most about this month apart from my dad and I’s birthday on the 31st was the Christmas Carols, I loved and still love singing carols.
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