• Posts Tagged ‘guy clark’

    lenten journal: old friend

    by  • February 29, 2016 • friends, lenten journal, music • 5 Comments

    Today’s words grew out of those suggested when I was crowdsourcing ideas for my Lenten writings. The suggestion was best friends. After hearing from some lifelong friends over the past several days in different ways, I made a slight adjustment.  Thinking about the words set me to thinking of songs, and so I offer another musical...

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    advent journal: watch this

    by  • December 4, 2015 • advent journal, hope • 6 Comments

    There times in our new town of Guilford feels as though I live in a postcard or a movie set. The town is quaint and beautiful and steeped in its traditions. Like many places across the country, we had our Tree Lighting tonight, but ours was on the Town Green, bordered by shops and...

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    lenten journal: enough

    by  • February 26, 2015 • failure, food, grace, lenten journal • 3 Comments

    It’s Thursday, which means I spent a good part of my day getting ready for Thursday Night Dinner, our weekly gathering with friends and whoever else shows up to share the meal. Tonight it was all “regulars,” if you will—friends who come most every week and who help make both our house and our...

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    lenten journal: linger

    by  • February 23, 2015 • lenten journal, music • 8 Comments

    When I sent out the call for words that might be a part of my Lenten Lexicon, my friend Beth sent the word “linger.” I love the word. The online dictionary gave three definitions: stay in a place longer than necessary; spend a long time over (something); 
be slow to disappear or die. Since...

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    lenten journal: wings

    by  • April 19, 2014 • hope, lenten journal, music • 1 Comment

    These two lines greeted me in an email from a dear friend today: Go to the edge of a cliff and jump off. Build your wings  on the way down. — Ray Bradbury My first connection was to my favorite Guy Clark song, “The Cape” — he’s one of those who knows that life...

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    lenten journal: still singing . . .

    by  • April 8, 2014 • lenten journal, music • 0 Comments

    I want to listen more than talk tonight. These are songs that continue to speak to me. “Old Friends” by Guy Clark. old friends shine like diamonds old friends you can always call old friends lord you can’t buy ‘em you know it’s old friends after all Don Henley wrote: I’ve been tryin’ to...

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