The intense summer heat pushed toward 100 degrees everyday, and we liked to keep the sliding door to our balcony open. It didn’t take long for us to realize that our neighbor liked to smoke more than cigarettes. A sickly sweet smoke wafted into our apartment many days.
We have all heard it said, many times, that the one constant in life is change. Despite our cultural heritage, political heritage, religious heritage, some things will change in some way, to […]
The Community of Christ has published a new hymnal titled “Community of Christ Sings.” The Community of Christ is known by many as a Church that has Peace and Social Justice as […]
In 1969 Folk singer Peter Yarrow and Mary Beth McCarthy were married. Peter asked his band mate Noel “Paul” Stookey to “Bless” his marriage with a song. Noel, who had recently had […]
The popular Christmas song “Mary Did You Know?” by Mark Lowry is a pretty song in many ways. However it is also stupid and disrespectful of Mary. Did Mary know? Well, according […]
Over the last week, I have been enjoying the Quaker-inspired songs of Jon Watts. He is a mixture of rap and folk. In many ways, it is more sermon than anything else. […]