Professor of Communications Dr. Samuel Enyia lists and describes ten of his favorite songs and what they mean to him in the playlist below that can be listened to by clicking on the Spotify application.
Breathe, Michael W. Smith -- “This is the air I breathe” is a vocal that speaks being in God’s presence. When I listen to it, I derive a sense of joy and reassuring pleasure, experiencing God’s presence with me.
Here I Am to Worship, Michael W Smith -- Another vocal accompanied with piano. I enjoy humbling music when I want to worship during prayer early in the morning.
No Weapon, Fred Hammond -- This is very uplifting music. It inspires and reassures me that God has the power to protect me against all ills. It is a vocal accompanied with a piano. Soft and tender.
His Eye is on the Sparrow, Ethel Waters -- Another very reassuring spiritual song. Primarily a vocal with in-depth meaning. It says that God’s eyes are always watching me. Soft and tender rhythm. Slow, but sure.
Into My Soul, Kirk Whatum -- This is cool jazz music accompanied with a saxaphone. I love jazz. The beat and tempo make me tap my foot. Cool.
Talking about Love, Peter White -- Another jazz, soft music with emotional rhythm. Soft but jumpy. I move my legs at the beat.
Praise the Lord, My Soul, Andrea Crouch -- A spiritual that speaks to me about how I praise the Lord with everything within me. Joyfulness accompanied with a piano. It’s upfilting to me.
The Beatles -- I love most of the Beatles songs.
Awesome, Michael W. Smith -- Upbeat tempo, dynamic and energetic. I dance to the beat.
Treading My Sorrows -- Keeps me actively dancing, sweating, enjoying, trusting and worshipping God. Up beat.
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