• Posts Tagged ‘christopher williams’

    this is why we gather . . .

    by  • November 19, 2018 • community, hope, music, poetry • 4 Comments

    I preached at my church yesterday. The sermon is short because it was a New Member Sunday and we had twenty-two people join. Here’s what I said. _______________________________ There is a tradition in poetry of the “found poem,” which is a type of poetry created by taking words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from...

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    this is us

    by  • November 5, 2018 • america, community, hope, music • 12 Comments

    I want to say something before the votes are counted. I want to say out loud that my hope is not defined by those who make the most noise or create the most confusion. I want to share the words of those who are speaking to my despair, who feed my hope, who remind...

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    a song from the road

    by  • November 30, 2012 • book tour • 2 Comments

    Looking through Facebook posts this evening, I noticed my friend Christopher Williams is playing at Club Passim in Harvard Square, one of my favorite places to listen to music. When we lived in Charlestown, I volunteered there and help run the sound from time to time. Thanks t the luck of the schedule, I...

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    lenten journal: only connect

    by  • February 22, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The story of your brain on music is the story of an exquisite orchestration of brain regions, involving both the oldest and newest parts of the human brain, and regions as far apart as the cerebellum in the back of the head and the frontal lobes just behind your eyes. It involves a precision...

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