Tuesday, June 29, 2010

More this, More That

I think Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings have been making some of the finest music around. They've developed a sound. a voice, that is all their own, even as it draws heavily on American folk traditions.


My son, Timothy, who is a visual artist, got a job doing a mural in Monticello, Indiana. He made the front page of the local paper! That is so cool!


I bought myself a new journal. Just the right size, lined just the way I like it. The journal is a place of retreat, stock taking, and of taking note. The practice of journaling makes me watchful. At least, that's what I hope it will do for me.


It's good to slow down. It's good to be watchful. It's good to be quick to listen, slow to speak.


From Ray Ortlund come these "one anothers" not found in the Bible:
Humble one another, scrutinize one another, pressure one another, embarrass one another, corner one another, interrupt one another, defeat one another, disapprove of one another, run one another’s lives, confess one another’s sins, intensify one another’s sufferings, point out one another’s failings . . . .


n. davis rosback said...

oh how cool
i titled my poem today, a little bird told me...
so the words of the song kinda sounded like an echo to me.

enjoyed the music :-)

i gotta watch out for those one anothers that are not in TheWord. oh yeah.

cool news about the mural.
would love to see it.

i am staying near zionsville, indiana until saturday.

n. davis rosback said...

my grandma Lillian's brother was named Monticello.
i called him uncle mont.
he was a hoot.

Erin Hope said...

gillian welch is always a good way to start off a post. :)