So I woke up this morning feeling horrible. I had just gotten word that something tragic had happened to one of my family members and all I wanted to do was fly home and be with my family.
All day I was on the verge of tears. A friend of mine who is a producer and musician has been asking me for the last two months to write and record with him. I kept putting him off because I have been doing so much music while I’ve been here that I have been feeling burned out. But, since I am leaving shortly I decided to work with him just to make him happy. Well, the joke is on me because I was the one who ended up feeling so much joy after going into the studio tonight. I wrote the lyrics to 3 songs within an hour and recorded them in an hour and a half.
It is amazing how I started the day so sad I could barely get out of bed and ended the day feeling so joyful and thankful to be in this amazing place making beautiful music.
The best part of the day was when my friend gave me the best compliment of my life. He said, “You are my Whitney Houston.” Since she is my idol, it literally made me tear up. To have someone compliment my musicianship feels like I am doing what I am supposed to be doing in this life, sharing my God given abilities with anyone who will listen.