Have you ever wondered how a song came to be written? Through insider stories, artist biographies, and biblical insights, Collins weaves stirring reflections on adored classics---including "Jesus Loves Me," "You Are My Sunshine," "White Christmas," "Amazing Grace," "You Raise Me Up," "Moon River," and more. Discover tales that will warm your heart---like the songs themselves! 256 pages, softcover from Abingdon.
Have you ever had a song stuck in your head for days? Something about its tune or lyrics impacts us and holds our attention. Why? How did the song come to be? Why was it written? And what does the song really mean?
In Music for Your Heart
, best-selling and award-winning author Ace Collins takes you behind the scenes of your favorite songs to show how the lyrics and music began. Through insider stories, artist bios, and inspiration from Scripture, Collins weaves stirring reflections on our adored and popular classics. Whether the featured song is a holiday carol, childrens worship tune, or love song, each short chapter will inspire curious music enthusiasts as well as those seeking a book for a devotional meditation. Digging deep into the words and history of the music, these uplifting and informative reflections will warm the heartlike the songs themselves.
Jesus Loves Me
You Are My Sunshine
How Great Thou Art
Sweet, Sweet Spirit
You Raise Me Up
Deep and Wide
I Will Always Love You
Ace Collins defines himself as a storyteller. He has authored more than sixty books that have sold more than 2.5 million copies. His catalog includes novels, biographies, childrens works as well as books on history, culture and faith. He has also been the featured speaker at the National Archives Distinguished Lecture Series, hosted a network television special and does college basketball play-by-play. Ace resides in Arkansas and online at AceCollins.com.