. Tracy Pattin spreads her net across Los Angeles and the many unsolved murders with striking similarities. I think this gave people a different experience of time. This is a sensitive podcast, built up from interviews with witnesses and remaining family members, that hopes to both re-examine the evidence and bring out the beating heart of these lives left bereft so they are more than just the paperwork. I bless the hidden threads that drew us here, I bless this day, distinct amidst our days, I bless the light, the music-laden air, I bless the interweaving of our ways, The lifting of the burdens that we bear, I bless the broken body that we share.
Sounding the Seasons offers us seventy sonnets short, 14-line poems that cover the happenings of the Christian liturgical year. In Sounding the Seasons, Cambridge poet, priest and singer-songwriter Malcolm Guite transforms seventy lectionary readings into lucid, inspiring poems, for use in regular worship, seasonal services, meditative reading or on retreat. Smith is an author, photographer, teacher, and business owner based in Colorado. Season Two aired in the winter of 2015-6 and is now complete. A section of practical help and advice for using poetry creatively and effectively in worship is also included. In Sounding the Seasons, Cambridge poet, priest and singer-songwriter Malcolm Guite transforms seventy lectionary readings into lucid, inspiring poems, for use in regular worship, seasonal services, meditative reading or on retreat.
How is liturgical time different than chronological time and why does it matter that we cultivate an understanding and appreciation of that? I've never been so moved by any depiction of Christ's crucifixion as I was Here's my review: I couldn't bear to bring it back to the library, so I had to buy it. Poetry has always been a central element of Christian spirituality and is increasingly used in worship, in pastoral services and guided meditation. Some of the soldiers from his unit called him a deserter, a traitor. So I looked for the most impressive set of bells I have seen, in Rostov, Russia. He also posts most of them on his blog along with audio of him reading it, so be sure to check that out too. Initially I read through the collection as a whole, but I plan to keep this little volume accessible for devotional usage.
These poems originally appeared in draft form on Malcolm Guite's blog; in Sounding the Seasons, they have been re-arranged, selected, and in many cases substantially revised to create a powerful sequence as a whole. The end of the book had an interesting discussion on reading non-Bible passages in a worship service. Then this picture, which was a failed attempt or so I thought. Many of these roundtable, humorous true crime podcasts go into an irreverent and unpalatable territory, but Amanda, Kenyon, and Lucy keep it fresh and respectful while also supporting several social justice topics that need to not be ignored. Under his pen, the traditional rotation of the Christian year is examined, held to the light, and its facets revealed. But then, within days—within hours of his rescue, in fact—public reaction to his return flipped. Season one deals with the 1989 sexual assault and murder of Jacob Wetterling, and right before In the Dark premiered, someone confessed to the murder.
This is a book of beautiful Christian sonnets, that correspond with the liturgical calendar. Then I remembered that I had been given 3 Russian bells, small but beautiful when I left Russia. Or by the movements of the heavenly bodies, or the burning of a candle. Anyway here is my poetic reflection on these things. I recommend it especially to my colleagues who are Episcopal clergy. Abstract: Poetry has always been a central element of Christian spirituality and is increasingly used in worship, in pastoral services and guided meditation.
This is a lovely, short book of sonnets for the various Christian liturgical seasons of the year. Now, in Season Two, we get to hear what he has to say. I recommend it especially to my colleagues who are Episcopal clergy. The poems stay with you both in their power and their delicacy. As someone relatively new to reading poetry, I found these enjoyable and accessible. For the true crime devotee, here are twenty different kinds of true crime podcasts: episodic, serialized, cold cases, current events, historical, and thematic. Special Operations team in a Black Hawk helicopter landed in the hills of Afghanistan.
These sonnets are deceptively simple, often hearkening back to familiar metaphors about light and wine and birth but always imbuing these symbols with new touches of meaning while upholding their full meaning as revealed in scripture. There is a helpful index in the back that ties the poems to passages in scripture. To read Part 1 click. Pray them and you can live with them throughout the day. Guite from Sounding the Seasons: Prologue: Sounding the Seasons Tangled in time, we go by hints and guesses, Turning the wheel of each returning year.
I send these out, returning what was lent, New to this blog? Alibi is an award-winning radio story and true crime podcast from South Africa, a response to a desperate plea of innocence from Anthony deVries, a man incarcerated for double murder and robbery under apartheid. Sometimes the heart remembers its own reasons And beats a Sanctus as we sing our story, Tracing the threads of grace, sounding the seasons That lead at last through time to timeless glory. Already widely recognised, Malcolm's writing has been acclaimed by Rowan Williams and Luci Shaw, two leading contemporary religious poets. In the collection Sounding the Seasons: Seventy Sonnets for the Christian Year, Guite turns 70 lectionary readings into beautiful, poignant spiritual reflections. The book also contains an interesting introductory essay by Guite in which he discusses the literary forerunners of the sonnet sequence, and discusses his aims in writing poetry that is both richly meaningful and accessible to the ordinary reader, as well as various useful appendices such as an index of Scriptural references. Drugs, sex, and alcohol soak this podcast for very adult storytelling, full of the superb scoring that is necessary for any music-themed podcast and in-depth research that unwinds lazily with the voice of talented, gravelly-voiced host, Jake Brennan.
The words are ordinary, the cumulative effect is extraordinary. Beautiful idea to incorporate little bits of literature within the church. See Please note: If you use material from this blog, please be careful to credit the original author and source. In the collection Sounding the Seasons: Seventy Sonnets for the Christian Year, Guite turns 70 lectionary readings into beautiful, poignant spiritual reflections. Waiting for them were more than a dozen Taliban fighters and a tall American, who looked pale and out of sorts: Bowe Bergdahl. The theme, as I have said is the relation of time and eternity, or to put it another way, the relation of earth and heaven.
They do indeed form a frame and beginning and end to the cycle, an alpha and omega, and for that reason they share certain key phrases and themes. This is a skillfully designed podcast, from the sound to the script to the interviews, and sensitively structured. A section of practical help and advice for using poetry creatively and effectively in worship is also included. By the way, both the phraes youve singled out are also gentle allusions to other poems. Here's my review: I couldn't bear to bring it back to the library, so I had to buy it. Funnily enough, the use of festivals throughout the year as reminders of sacred truths and values is mentioned as a useful feature of religious life by Alain de Botton in Religion for Atheists. Still my camera was struggling with the contrast too much light and too much dark.