Did you know that singing has health benefits ? Many of them are listed on the internet, and in summary, singing promotes relaxation and a sense of well-being, it can boost immunity, and can help in toning the muscles of the face.
On a spiritual level, our ability to sing was created by God to praise Him. The Bible is filled with phrases encouraging us to sing, to offer praise to God.
The most sacred musical instrument is the human voice, and thus, for the first 600 years or so of its formation, the Christian church only allowed singing during worship services. All other instruments were strictly forbidden. Gradually the organ was introduced to worship, and now many instruments are used during church services as well.
I sing, and play my guitar every day , overlooking the sea. This instrument is a modern descendent of the lyre, which King David played.
As St. Augustine said : He, ( or she) who sings, prays twice. God inhabits the praises of his people.
I posted this picture today, and the grass is still relatively green in Newfoundland.