• Posts Tagged ‘tom waits’

    lenten journal: seasons

    by  • March 11, 2016 • hope, lenten journal, music • 0 Comments

    Maybe it’s not exactly the right word, but I was well into my thoughts for tonight when I realized I had already used weather; seasons will have to do. We have had a couple of early spring days here on the Shoreline, and it set me to thinking of songs about wind and rain...

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    lenten journal: about time

    by  • March 27, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Lent is almost over and I am just now digging into the stack of books I got for Christmas. The one on the top of the heap was About Time: Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang by Adam Frank. Ginger gave it to me because she knows how fascinated I...

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    lenten journal: blessed are those . . .

    by  • March 27, 2011 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    I spent the better part of the morning with some friends from church as a part of a Lenten Bible study. We are focusing on the Beatitudes. As I was preparing to lead the group, I was struck by the fact that Matthew takes just four chapters to move from Jesus’ genealogy to his...

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    lenten journal: ash monday

    by  • March 9, 2011 • Uncategorized • 5 Comments

    Ash Wednesday showed up early for me this year because I was given the chance, thanks to my friends Lori and Terry, to hear Garrison Keillor tell stories. Though I have listened to him on the radio for thirty years, I’ve never heard him live. Monday, he showed up unadorned, without any of his...

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