Prayer in Motion Book Excerpt: Creativity as Prayer

Below is an excerpt from my book Prayer in Motion: Connecting with God in Fidgety Times. In his book The Music Lesson, accomplished bassist Victor Wooten explains his approach to music in a series of imagined conversations with a mysterious man named Michael. Michael is a mystical figure who guides Wooten in looking at the spiritContinue reading “Prayer in Motion Book Excerpt: Creativity as Prayer”

Year-End Pop Culture Roundup 2022

At least some readers may remember my former blog at which I wrote for 17 years. Every December, I posted a list of my favorite books, movies, TV shows, and albums that I’d discovered over the past year. When I moved to WordPress, there was little question in my mind about whether to continue thisContinue reading “Year-End Pop Culture Roundup 2022”

No Music

I don’t think it’s much of a hyperbolic statement to say that music has saved my life many times. For a kid whose family moved several times before graduation and for whom loneliness and uncertainty was a regular companion, music was often a respite. My first tape player was one of those brown Fisher PriceContinue reading “No Music”