One of the things I love about a song like Come to Bethany is that it leaves people with questions. What’s Bethany? Why do I feel transported by this song? What does it even mean to sing those words? Bringing a song to life is something of a mystery, but I think I can shedContinue reading “Come to Bethany”
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Protected: Put That Gavel Down, Boy: 8/5
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The creative process is rarely linear. So, too, with the spiritual life. In the final days of 2017, as I began a two-month fast from all social media and news, my friend singer/songwriter Blake Flattley asked me if I’d help him write a liturgy. I had no idea what part of the writing I wasContinue reading “New Music”
May was an amazing month for me (and it’s not even over yet!) I was invited to share my gifts throughout the Midwest in so many different ways, and it is that great variety that is giving me so much joy. My first stop was Concordia Seminary St. Louis, where I presented my thesis workContinue reading “Defining Mom”
Oh, the places you’ll go….
Over the past five months or so, I’ve been in something of a transition. First there was an intentional Wadi Cherith season, rooted in the just-rest-and-wait- and-stay-out-of-view example of the prophet Elijah. Then there was the nudge, on Christmas night, to plan a pilrimage to the Isle of Iona, Scotland this Easter. Then there wasContinue reading “Oh, the places you’ll go….”