Elton John songs are so often influenced by hymns and “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” is no exception. So how appropriate for a Sunday morning. This song always reminds me of those Sunday mornings after I’ve been finding joy with friends on Saturday night, because “I thank the Lord for the people I have found.”
Today, I am thankful for a certain girlfriend of mine who came out of the blue to defend me against another woman who bullied and body slammed me. Thank you for the reality confirmation. I thank the Lord for you, dear one.
And I’ve had some very private, personal moments in life when this song came on right when I needed comfort. It’s absolutely my favorite Elton John song. It is unifying and affirming.