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His Eye is on the Sparrow

Popular singer/songwriter Audrey Assad (who could definitely play the lead in “The Tina Fey Story” if they ever make a movie about the actress’s life) just released the “official lyric video” for the song “Sparrow” which will be on her soon-to-be-released album, “Heart.” “Sparrow” is inspired by Jesus’ words in Matthew’s gospel, “Are not two sparrows sold for a small coin? Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father’s knowledge.” There is, of course, also an old gospel hymn called “His Eye is on the Sparrow” – though Assad’s song is her own, not a cover. I’m posting it today not just because it’s a wonderful song (which it is), but also because it’s spiritual appeal is so wide. You can relate to it if you’re feeling connected with Jesus, and feeling comforted and secure in His love. You can find inspiration in it if you’re enduring a personally challenging time and need a reminder that God is always with you. That’s a timely message on this day before the March for Life if you feel like the pro-life movement is fighting an uphill battle. So take a look and listen to Audrey Assad’s “Sparrow.” You’ll be glad you did.

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About Tony Rossi

After graduating from St. John's University in New York with degrees in Communications and English, Tony Rossi found a job at the Catholic media organization, The Christophers, that allowed him to indulge his interest in religion, media, and pop culture. He served as The Christophers' TV producer for 11 years, and is currently the host and producer of the organization's radio show/podcast Christopher Closeup, writer and editor of their syndicated Light One Candle column, and producer/scriptwriter of the annual Christopher Awards ceremony.