STLT#66, When the Summer Sun Is Shining

What is it about the Southern Harmony tunes? There’s something that just gets me about them – they get inside me and speak deeply to my soul. In a recent episode of Krista Tippett’s On Being with Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, two amazing banjo players and musicians, Washburn talks about hearing Doc Watson for the …

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STLT#36, When in Our Music

A meta celebration. When in our music God is glorified, and adoration leaves no room for pride, it is as though the whole creation cried Alleluia! How often, making music, we have found a new dimension in the world of sound, as worship moved us to a more profound Alleluia! So has the church, in …

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STLT#7, The Leaf Unfurling

The leaf unfurling in the April air, the newborn child, the loving parents’ care; these constant, common miracles we share: Alleluia! Alleluia! All life is one, a single branching tree, all pain a part of human misery, all happiness a gift to you and me: Alleluia! Alleluia! The self-same bells for joy and sorrow ring. …

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