Perhaps no composer has captured the musical heart and soul of America as did Irving Berlin. In addition to familiar favorites such as “God Bless America” and “Easter Parade,” he wrote, “Im Dreaming of a White Christmas,” which still ranks as the all-time best-selling musical score.
In an interview for the San Diego Union, Don Freemand asked Berlin, “Is there any question youve never been asked that you would like someone to ask you?”
“Well, yes, there is one,” he replied. “What do you think of the many songs youve written that didnt become hits? My reply would be that I still think they are wonderful.”
God, too, has an unshakable delight in whatand whomhe has made. He thinks each of his children is wonderful, and whether theyre a “hit” in the eyes of others or not, he will always think theyre wonderful.