Eek! My first video to say hello! 52.805143 -2.116347 Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related 101 thoughts on “Eek! My first video to say hello!” Add yours Hello 👋🏻 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply 😂 Hi guys 👋 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply A brave girl , good for you, love the accent !! LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Haha! Thanks so much. I’m a brummie through and through, even when I try to mask it. It has been said that the brummie accent is the worst accent in the UK so I’m always conscious of it lol 😂 Blessings, Hayley 😊💕 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply So a touch different lol LikeLiked by 2 people And far from the slurred and unclear Ozzy kind of speech, for example (right Jon?), yours, Hayley, is the truly adorable brummie accent, if you would please be so nice as to allow us all to build up your confidence in this department, as well, once and for all. Hold your head up high, Dearest! LikeLiked by 2 people Great video and yes, you are so right, I do need to get over it. Like the video said, the accent does get a raw deal for some reason and I suppose I’m conscious of that. I can’t be anything but myself though. Thank you for your encouragement, it is graciously received and I want to get over anything that could potentially stop me from doing what God has called me to do. Much love, Hayley 😊💕 LikeLiked by 1 person This is a great idea! I might do it too one day! Some people don’t even show a picture of themself, which I fo understand and respect. But it’s always nice to know the person behind the blog. And their accent. And yours is really nice😀 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Yes! You definitely should do Andrea. I was absolutely cacking myself but so glad I posted it now. It’s like I’ve climbed Mount Everest lol. My accent is brummie so not great really. It’s quite common and not seen as a pleasant accent at all in the U.K. but I can’t really help how I speak. Haha! 😂 Love Hayley xx LikeLiked by 2 people Reply And you’re so right, it’s nice to see the person behind the blog, for sure. 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yay do some more 😀 Well, that was really special because you weren’t reading it (if you were it didn’t seem that way) It was lovely and genuine, well done you 😀 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Aww thanks Charlie. No, I wasn’t reading it, just babbling really but also speaking my heart. I thought I might cry but managed to keep it together. I don’t know why I feel emotional when I’m nervous but I always do. Everyone’s saying they like my accent!! Can they not hear the brummie sound? I love Americans lol 😂 Have a good evening, Hayley 😊 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Ha, maybe they’ve been watching Peaky Blinders? Funny how Americans love our different dialects. but I guess they don’t differ that much 🙂 LikeLiked by 2 people Lol. Don’t get me started on Peaky Blinders….great show but the accent is a little dodgy in places. I’m listening to it going “that’s not brummie!” Haha 😂 LikeLiked by 1 person Great video Hayley. You made me smile, and I look forward to seeing more. Blessings to you! LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Oh thanks so much Terri for your encouragement! I’m so glad I did it now and I’m hoping to do some live worship next as that is my heart really. Blessings to you also! Hayley 😊💕 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I’m looking I’m sure that’s going to be wonderful. I’ll be looking forward to it. LikeLiked by 2 people Aww fantastic Terri, thank you so much! 😊💕 LikeLiked by 2 people You did great, just be yourself and imagine your talking face to face with a friend, you’re a natural! Blessings! LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Thanks so much Bruce. That’s really good advice and I’ll try that next time. It’s very weird talking to your iPhone but I did picture all of my WordPress friends as I was talking. I wanted you all to know how grateful I am for you! Hayley 😊 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply It’s nice to see you Hayley! 😀 – Sherline. 👋 🙂 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Hey Sherline! You were one of the friends I was thinking of as I was chatting away. I appreciate your encouragement. Much love, Hayley 😊💕 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Awww you’re so sweet 😀 *hugs* LikeLiked by 2 people Love, love, love the accent! Could sit and listen all day long!! Look forward to more videos and hearing you guys! (pronounced, “y’all” in my neck of the woods.) 🙂 Peace to you my sister in Christ! LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Haha! 😂 Really?? I literally have the most common accent. I did try to poshen it up a little though. Thanks so much Jeff, looking forward to doing some more videos, especially some worship. Blessings, Hayley 😊 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Hayley! Praise the Lord! It’s so nice to hear your hello! You’re just as lovely conversationally! 🙂 I love your music! Do you have a CD to purchase? I praise the Lord for your heart for Him in your music, and your voice is as tender as your heart. I linger in worship with Him, and I share with my friends (who love your music as well) ❤ Me and God have faith in you! ❤ LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I was waiting for you to comment more than anyone! 😊 I wanted you to know how very grateful I am that God brought us together as friends to encourage and support one another in the Lord. ✝️ I’m hoping to have an album on iTunes by the summer but all the songs will be free to listen to on YouTube too. I can send a cd to you if you like though my lovely friend xxx 💕💞 LikeLiked by 3 people Reply More of your music ❤ absolutely! I am in awe of how He has used our friendship in music and blogs, and yet used blogs and music to build our friendship! Friends in Christ! ❤ God is so generous and thoughtful! And so clever and creative 🙂 Me and God love you, Hayley! ❤ LikeLiked by 3 people 😘 Love you Gail ❤️ LikeLiked by 3 people Brave! You go girl. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Thank you so much! 😊 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Well done! I love hearing more about you and your love for Jesus. And I can listen to any English accent all day- even a brummie one (haha). LikeLiked by 2 people Reply As I said, I do not speak English, sorry, but I love the English accent of England; and if I understand, as in other languages, there are also regional differences. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply That is correct, Carlos. Thank you 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Blessings, Hayley! LikeLiked by 2 people And we thank God for You, our precious Hayley; for your heart, for our connections, for the incomparable way the honesty, lyricism and depth of your worship fills our hearts with pure joy. Heavenly blessings to you and your family always. Ever gratefully, Your brother Leon 💜 💜 💜 Dear friends, If you would like our beautiful Hayley to consider producing a cover of “The More I Seek You” (I personally can already hear her singing it), do like this comment for her to know. Or leave it unliked to let her know her own songs are absolutely fantastic and what she should focus on. God bless us all. LikeLiked by 4 people Reply Thank you so very much, Leon for your kind comment. My heart is filled completely with joy and thankfulness to my loving Father for reminding me who I am in Him and that I can do all things in His strength. I absolutely love the song ‘The more I seek you’ by Kari Jobe and would definitely like to have a go at recording it. The song is so anointed and speaks right to my heart. Thank you for advising me on this. I was hoping for suggestions from my WordPress friends and yours is a wonderful suggestion. Thank you once again. Blessings to you all! Hayley 😊 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I love Hayley’s praise song! LikeLiked by 3 people Yes, brother, we have an amazingly blessed friend here, don’t we? God bless you Carlos! 🌞🙏Leon LikeLiked by 2 people You are too kind! I’ve been singing ‘the more I seek you’ all day today. Wow! What a beautiful worship song that takes you right into the throne room. Just beautiful. I’m excited to record and share with you all. Blessings, Hayley 😊 LikeLiked by 2 people Yayyy! Me too, Hayley, together with your Adoration, I was actually listening to a medley of the two in my sleep last night! Embraces on embraces in the throne room! 👼👼👼 LikeLiked by 2 people Oh wow! That’s amazing. Two anointed songs, what a blessing! LikeLiked by 1 person I love Hayley’s praise song! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thank you Carlos. God bless you! LikeLiked by 2 people Hi, Hayley! I do not know if you received my message… Can I use your song “Know You” in post “this thy brother”? LikeLiked by 1 person Hi Carlos, really sorry about that, I didn’t see your message. Of course you can use my song, I would be honoured! Thank you 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Thank you, Hayley! Blessings! LikeLiked by 1 person The post stay was more beautiful with your song, thank you! I await your version of “Breathe”. LikeLiked by 1 person Breathe is next on the list, Carlos. 😊 I’m planning on recording it ready for next weeks Wednesday Worship. Thank you for your encouragement 😊💕 LikeLiked by 1 person I’ll use your versions in my posts, okay? LikeLiked by 1 person Absolutely fine, Carlos 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person :)) ty! LikeLiked by 1 person I confess that was the letter of your song that inspired me the posting. LikeLiked by 1 person That’s amazing, Carlos! Praise God! I love how God brings people together to support and encourage. You are an encouragement to me! 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Amen, Sis! LikeLiked by 1 person Nice! 🙂 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thanks so much! I was soooo nervous 🙈😆 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You did great! Hurray! ❤️ LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Yay! Thank you so much! 😊💞 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lovely to hear you Hayley and your beautiful brum accent. You did really well and came across warm and genuine. Better lighting would help us see you more clearly. You can get a light to attach to your mobile (if you were using the cell phone)…not sure about bigger devices. Anyhow, we’ll done. I tried recording myself once on my phone just for practice… let’s just say it was hilarious and the not haha kind of funny. I have heard that live is easier than recorded. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks Helena, that’s great advice. I will see if I can get a light as I was using my phone to record on. That’s good to know that live is easier! 👍 Thank you so much for listening and commenting. Blessings, Hayley 😊💕 LikeLike We see you most clearly, Hayley. Always. In humble gratitude, 💛🙏Leon LikeLiked by 1 person Blessings to you, Leon 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Loved that you made this video because it makes you seem real and real you are and beautiful too. Love the accent too. I’m a North of England girl so you can imagine what my accent is like 😉 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Aww thanks! Whereabouts are you from up north? I’m not a fan of my accent to be honest lol 😆😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply West Yorkshire 😊 LikeLiked by 2 people Lovely 💞 LikeLiked by 1 person Thanks for sharing Hayley! Lovely to ‘meet’ you. 🙂 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Aww thank you so much 😊 I appreciate you listening and commenting! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Awesome step! You are a great encourager. My hubby and I have been wanting to vlog too. He is a great public speaker but I’m kind of nervous. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply You should definitely give it a try. 😊I’m so pleased that I did as I really feel like stepping out of my comfort zone has been a huge step of faith and a spiritual victory from how far I’ve come in God. Because of the anxiety I had, I would never of done anything like this 2 years ago but God has done amazing things in me and all the glory goes to Him! I would absolutely love to hear you guys do a vlog! I bet you have so much wisdom to share that would really bless and encourage others! Love Hayley 😊💕 LikeLike Reply That is wonderful that God is giving you victories. Thank you again for being encouraging. Who knows you might see us soon. LikeLiked by 1 person I really hope so! Make sure you let me know when you make a video! 😊💕 LikeLike I also look forward to hearing you sing more. What kind of requests are you looking at taking? Hymns? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you so much! I am happy to have a go at singing and playing anything so long as it’s Christian and edifying to God. I’ve had two already, ‘This is the air I breathe’ and ‘The more I seek you’. I love all kinds of Christian worship. 😊💕 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Pingback: Focus Friday 5th January 2018 – Red Letters Great video Hayley 🙂 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thank you so much! 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wow…so beautiful, thank you for blessing us with these words and with an angelic voice… It is truly a blessing to worship our Lord and Savior in such a way… glory be to the Father….thank you Hayley LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Thank you so much! I agree with you completely, there is nothing better for me than to worship and be in God’s presence. All glory goes to God! Thank you for listening and commenting, it’s so lovely to hear from you. Every blessing, Hayley 😊💕 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply When I heard you speak I was caught by surprise, but not totally – I thought something was up when I read how you spelled “Saviour” …that’s a UK kind of thing. However, even though a watched a video scientifically explaining why Brits sound Amercian when they sing, it still amazes me, especially when your accent – which is pretty, regardless of what you have been led to believe – is so pronounced. I am looking forward to a great 2018, and my prayer for you is that God will expand your influence as He brings glory to His name through your music and testimony. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Haha! Yep, we spell it correctly 😂 Just kidding. Thank you so much for your kind words of encouragement. My hearts desire is to exalt the name of Jesus and lead many to Christ through the songs God gives me. 🙏 Love & blessings and a prosperous year to you also! Hayley 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It’s great to see you Hayley! We love you. The Lord will give you strength and courage to do what he calls you to do. Trust in him! Stay blessed! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thank you so much! You are such an encouragement. 😊💕 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Very cool! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply 😎 thanks 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I was directed here by Leon and Plutonia. Your music is beautiful. I was listening to Blessings by Laura Story. Our prayers and strength are needed more than ever right now I think. Blessings to you and your music. ❤Laurie LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Hi Laurie, it’s a real pleasure to meet you on here. Thank you for taking the time to listen to my music, I’m so glad you were blessed by it. I’m not too familiar with Laura Story but I’ll definitely check it out. Thank you so much for your kind comments. Blessings, Hayley 😊💕 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Nice to meet you too. ❤ That song says “What if your blessings come from raindrops…what if your heeling comes through tears.” I think maybe we all need a little comforting with all that’s going on in the world. Your voice feels soothing. LikeLiked by 1 person Beautiful lyrics. I’ll listen now ❤️ LikeLike I just listened to ‘Blessings’ and I recognised it straight away, just didn’t know who it was by. Beautiful song, thank you for reminding me of it 💕 LikeLiked by 1 person I felt the same soothing I feel in that song in your voice hearing it for the first time. ❤ LikeLiked by 1 person Aww thank you so much, that’s really kind 💕😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Oh wow I love your voice you have such a beautiful angelic sound. I closed my eyes and listened. It made me smile. Leon from Leon and Plutonia sent me over here to listen. I’ll be singing this in my heart and mind all day! I have it up on my desktop while I’m working! Blessings to you and your wonderful gift of music and song! ~ღ~Michelle ~ღ~ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh thank you so much, Michelle, for your kind words of encouragement. So glad you were blessed by my music. 💕It’s a pleasure to meet you on here and I look forward to reading your work. Blessings, Hayley 😊💕 LikeLike Reply ❤ Me too! ❤ LikeLiked by 1 person Good to meet another UK blogger! My best mate lives in Brum! I visit quite often 🙂 Keep up the beautiful singing! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh that’s great! Thanks so much 😊 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love this! Hello, even through your nervousness Gods light shines bright ❤️ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Aww thank you so much, Tonya. I feel like I’ve grown in the confidence of God so much since that first video. It’s amazing! Love Hayley 😊❤️ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You are more than welcome, I feel the same way ❤️ LikeLiked by 1 person Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... 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