It was in church, on Sunday mornings in Sunday School, that I first came to know the sound of my own voice.
The first song we usually learn in Sunday School is the traditional:
'Jesus Loves Me'.
It's a simple yet meaningful song that can serve almost as a mantra and reminder for us throughout our daily lives. We are never alone, He is always with us and loves us.
This piece has always had very significant meaning for my family, most specifically my mom. I recorded this
Most of you know I’m always on the hunt for heart shapes! Yesterday I sat watching some clouds overhead and I was not the least bit surprised to see this little heart cloud bust itself away from the larger cloud mass. So, call it cheesy, this awesome, fluffy metaphor presented itself to me while doing some deep thinking. ♥️ When we follow our hearts we separate ourselves from the masses in our own unique way, in a way that’s honouring our inner voice. There may be some people
I hesitated in posting this because sometimes I think, who wants to hear this. But I personally always need to hear it, so maybe there are some of you who will benefit in hearing this from me. Believe me when I say, I sing and I create in order to keep going, to stay afloat. A sort of serial artist. This photograph, taken while I was performing, also felt like a moment of silent prayer for me. I’ve always used music to pour all of my ‘stuff’ into (pain, rage, heartache, frust
Some New Years ‘cheesieness’ to go with your champagne! ;) This 2019 version of Tonia cried the most this year of any! I’m talkin’ ugly crying along much of the way. It was, by far, my most successful year as a singer and new author, but it also yielded the most growing pains and tears of ‘Can I really do this?’. While I’m incredibly grateful for the immense blessings, opportunities and new friendships that 2019 brought me, it came with intense overwhelm, sacrifice, exhaustio