Lily's story is fascinating, marked by some rather unlikely twists and turns. This Jewish, German-born young lady moved to New York during childhood and aspired to star in off-Broadway theater. Then, she met bluegrass-playing Joe, the son of a Pentecostal preacher. Fast forward into marriage, motherhood, conversion to Christianity (causing a strained relationship with her parents), and, sadly, divorce.
Through all of the ups and downs, Lily and her kids have blossomed musically, creating an entirely new sound in Christian music. Just as Lily's story is a colorful tapestry of influences, the Isaacs' music successfully blends many genres of music including bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk, country, contemporary, acoustic and southern gospel. Their career has included performances at the Grand Ole Opry, Carnegie Hall and in many countries throughout the world, as well as regular appearances in Gaither Homecoming videos, multiple Dove awards and Grammy nominations.
Above all, Lily's steady refrain has been one of God's constant love, comfort and strength, and Don't Cry Out Loud is sure to touch and encourage others who may be experiencing times of struggle.
New Leaf Publishing Group is honored to partner with such an influential Christian voice. Her story is sure to touch lives and encourage anyone who may be experiencing their own valleys. Bestselling author and speaker Andy Andrews is authoring the foreword to the book, which makes for an exciting addition and stellar combination.