One More Day

So, I’ve really appreciated all the incredible support I had back during my minor skin cancer scare. As I told you later, all is well. (or at least that’s what I assume the doctor will well me at my check up in two weeks…)The whole event got my songwriting juices going….

I sat down a couple of weeks ago, and wrote down some lyrics. Got some music for it now too. And wanted to share the demo with you. As always, keep in mind this is a DEMO. There’s lots of mistakes….so many that I’ll probably re-record it in a few days.

I wrote these lyrics in those “in between days.” You know, those days between a medical test and the results. Given my Dad’s melanoma a couple years back, the mind starts to race and you worry about what the tests might show. But I asked myself a question:

What song would I write no matter what the the results show?

The result is a new song called “One More Day…

You can

download it here.
You can
stream it here.Either way, thanks for the support….

And, thanks to all those who came out to the

Dunn Bros show last Friday! We had fun. Several of you who read this blog and keep up with my email reminders showed up…some of you who hadn’t been to a show in several years. it was a nice reminder that you’re really still out there and really still listening in.Thanks for the reminder, and thanks for being there.

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of Kessler Park UMC United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas for seventeen years. Eric loves to write on topics of spirituality, social justice, music/art and politics. The entries on this blog reflect that diversity of interests. His passion for social justice goes beyond mere words. He’s been arrested at the White House, defending immigrants and “The Dreamers,” and he’s officiated at same sex weddings in his churches, in defiance of what some believe is Methodist teaching. Eric is an avid blogger and published author, and 2017 recipient of the prestigeous Kuchling Humanitarian Award from Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner. (Human Rights Campaign) Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He’s a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named “best judge” by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County, and is currently the longest service district judge in that district. She was re-elected for a fourth term in 2018. They have the world’s best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. Find links to Eric’s music-related websites, at the top of this site’s navigation menu.

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