As mentioned, I am a music fan. I like 60s, 70s, 80s, folk, funk, blues, disco, opera, worship, classical, and the ever-ambiguous genre “rock.” I hate the term “rock” because it is so non-descriptive. Buddy Holly is rock. Lynyrd Skynyrd is rock. Motley Crue is rock (among the many other things which they are). Johnny Cash is rock. It means nothing.

Anyway, I was talking to God today, pondering a few things, and a song popped into my head. It was random enough even for me, but I’ve learned to pay closer attention to those instances. The song was “Solid Rock” by Dire Straits, written circa ’79. It’s a good one, but the words were sinking in more today.

“I wanna live on solid rock
I’m gonna live on solid rock
I wanna give, I don’t wanna be blocked
I’m gonna live on solid rock”

I feel that way. I don’t want to walk along all cloistered up, assuming people don’t want my help or interference; I want to be the person who offers of what I have anyway. If they don’t want it, it’s their decision. I’m prone to assume that if people did, that they’d ask, but it just isn’t so. It’s about generosity.

Generosity doesn’t equal money, though that’s what it brings to mind. Generosity is just giving of what you have, which is honestly, much more valuable. – Especially with the U.S. dollar and economy being in flux lately.

I guess that would qualify as a New Year’s resolution.