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I Will Sing A New Song

"To the leader. Of David. A Psalm.
I waited patiently for the Lord;
   he inclined to me and heard my cry. 
He drew me up from the desolate pit,
   out of the miry bog,
and set my feet upon a rock,
   making my steps secure. 
He put a new song in my mouth,
   a song of praise to our God.
Many will see and fear,
   and put their trust in the Lord. 

Happy are those who make
   the Lord their trust,
who do not turn to the proud,
   to those who go astray after false gods. 
You have multiplied, O Lord my God,
   your wondrous deeds and your thoughts towards us;
   none can compare with you.
Were I to proclaim and tell of them,
   they would be more than can be counted." ~
Psalm 40:1-5

"And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

It was the first semester of my senior year in college. I was fortunate as a student at the University of Texas in Austin that I lived so close to the Frank Erwin Center where some pretty awesome concerts happened thro…