Joy Hart

Moments of Joy

Joy Hart's inspirational column, Moments of Joy, appears every Wednesday.

"When I was a child, my Mom had a song for everything. She just made them up. That’s probably one reason I didn’t think it was anything special when songs started coming through me. I guess I thought everybody had songs going on in their heads all the time."
The first time I actually heard a song in my head that I realized was something I hadn’t heard before and sounded pretty good was in 1986 while I was driving in my car. It was in the style of a Broadway tune. I remember thinking how goofy that was because you can’t write just one Broadway song; you have to have a whole show full. But I decided, 'this is what’s coming; I have to just let it be the way it wants to.'
Many years later, this little ditty came through which explains the process for me:

I don’t tell a song how it should be;
I let a song tell me.
I don’t tell a song how it should be;
I let a song tell me. 

A few of my songs started out as poems and became songs. Many of them are inspired by a spiritual course I study daily, called, "A Course in Miracles," which can be summed up with:

I am responsible for what I see.
I choose the feelings I experience,
and I decide upon the goal I would achieve.
And everything that seems to happen to me,
I ask for and receive as I have asked.

I also taught a workshop at a retreat wherein I asked the participants to call forth what their heart wanted to sing. To the joy of all of us, each one created a song. I feel there are songs in every one of us waiting to be born.
This song (what I consider my theme song) came through on my birthday a few years ago. It is my goal to write songs that evoke the Holy Instant, which stands for infinite possibility.

Let my songs gently take you
Where you’ve never been before.
(You don’t have to worry;
It’s exactly where you want to be.)
Let them open you to a whole new way of living and being,
And throw you into infinite possibility.

--- Joy Hart

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10/03/2012   Moments Of Joy: Tuning In  By Joy Hart
Moments of Joy If I am feeling un-centered or disconnected, this song reminds me how to get back on track with who I am.TUNING INI choose to take this time right nowTo tune in to my oneness with God.To absorb the healing streamThat’s alw[..]
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09/26/2012   Moments Of Joy: Tap Into  By Joy Hart
Moments of Joy Whenever I’m feeling out of sorts in any way, this song tells me how to get back on track. TAP INTO I’m letting myself tap into The heavenly healing stream, That renews my body, heart and soul With possibility. That ch[..]
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09/19/2012   Moments Of Joy: Experience The Beauty  By Joy Hart
MOMENTS OF JOY EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY Being in nature is the fastest way for me to get in a state of tranquility. Experience the Beauty I choose to experience the beautyOf this moment right now.All I ever have to doIs look around.When I [..]
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08/22/2012   All That I Can Be  By Joy Hart
Am I being all that I can be? Or am I being what I think is me? My being knows what I’m meant to be Out of all possibility. Miracles can come from anywhere. When you look for them, they’ll be there. This is what happens when you know Th[..]
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05/23/2012   State Of Grace  By Joy Hart
In an attempt to conjure up a state of grace, this song came to me.  It worked.  If you would like to hear it sung, send me an email and I’ll email it to you. STATE OF GRACE You can be in a state of grace Whenever you choose to. There[..]
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05/16/2012   May The Joy  By Joy Hart
I recently recalled this song from the past which originally came through in December of 1995 when I was very sick.  I remember being somewhat amazed that such a beautiful song could come through at that particular time.  It just goes to [..]
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05/02/2012   Spring  By Joy Hart
SPRING I love the melody of “I’ll Remember April” by Gene de Paul, but it’s a melan­choly song, so I wrote my own words so I could sing it at the Center for Spiritual Living which I attend.  I decided to share it with you. sprin[..]
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04/25/2012   Every Little Nuance  By Joy Hart
This song represents the attitude with which I try to live my life. EVERY LITTLE NUANCE I choose to experience Every little nuance of my life. This very moment will never be again, So I choose to live it now. Knowing that if I am open to [..]
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