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Unto Us A Child Is Born

I love Handel‘s Messiah.  The overlapping melodies, the harmonies, the words.  Most of all the words, taken directly from scripture.  I know the Hallelujah Chorus is the famous part and it is powerful and inspiring.  But this is my favorite … Continue reading

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This Is How It Began

  We’ve been watching all the Star Wars movies in preparation for The Force Awakens.  Last night we watched The Empire Strikes Back and there’s one sequence in there that I want to talk about.  It’s the one where they … Continue reading

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Unto Us a Child Is Born

The other part of the Messiah, my favorite, is ‘For unto us a Child is born.’  Little to be said about this.  The music itself is inspiring, thrilling, uplifting.  And the words… Here’s the thing about the Hallelujah chorus.  It’s … Continue reading

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All We Like Sheep…

I love the Messiah.  Yes, that Messiah but I’m talking specifically right now about the music.  You know, the Messiah by George Frideric Handel.  Most Christmas musicals end with the almost obligatory Hallelujah Chorus.  I love it.  Great music.  Inspiring. But … Continue reading

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What Are You Seeking?

I’ve decided that the gospel of John is like that computer generated art that was popular many years ago.  I don’t know if you remember.  It was so primitive by today’s standards that I can’t even google it.  So anyway … Continue reading

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Something Happened

So finally God fell silent.  For four hundred years there was no hero, no judge, no king, no prophet. No visitation, no message, no prophesy, no word form God. Four hundred years of silence. And then… Something happened. Something happened … Continue reading

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The Trouble with the iPod

So we got these iPod thingies a few years ago and we immediately loaded all our music to our libraries.  Now all our CDs are stored away, hard to get to, hard to shuffle through.  Now you understand I drive … Continue reading

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