What is it with worship music, anyway?

Alicia de los Reyes
5 min readJun 24, 2021
Black and white photo of a young person pointing at a band on a stage with a light overhead coming in from the heavens above.
Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash

This morning, my three-year-old son fiddled with the 30-year-old clock radio we keep in his brother’s room, spinning the tuning dial until he found Air1. The overpowering sound of worship music filled the room and as if on cue, my son immediately threw up his arms and spun like a modern dancer arcing through some Martha Graham choreography.