The month of January has come and gone so quickly that I can only marvel and weep at such a passage of time that flitted with the ease of a sparrow`s dance from limb to limb.
My time has been greedily hoarded between my occupation and my family, leaving my private moments few and far between; though still quite ample, for I am one who desires to make the most of his time in whatever that might be worth in itself.
Over the last thirty-odd days, my mind has consumed many pages of books and I would like to chronicle the month`s ingestion herewith:
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“Picture to yourself a man whose health can never be re-established, who from sheer despair makes matters worse instead of better. Picture to yourself, I say, a man whose most brilliant hopes have come to nothing, to whom proffered love and friendship are but anguish, whose enthusiasm for the beautiful – an inspired feeling, at … Continue reading Franz Peter Schubert (1797 – 1828)
I was at the local public library this evening… dropping off some books that I had recently finished reading (and were soon to be due) as well as acquiring a few books pertaining to material I would be teaching on in the coming week. I had checked the library`s catalog online before leaving my house, … Continue reading A Stranger`s Longing
“I only know two things `bout this ol` world, that I`m a born Sinner and Jesus is the LORD.” On this day in 1888 was born Huddie William Ledbetter on a plantation near Shreveport, Louisiana… Notable both for his clear “high tenor” vocals and his unparalleled virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar, “Leadbelly” remains one the … Continue reading Leadbelly (1888 – 1949)
Worship Service starts at 2:30pm. Sermon by Pastor Michael Johnson “…yet once more, in a little while, I will shake the Heavens and the Earth and the Sea and the Land; and I will shake all nations, so that the treasures of all nations shall come in, and I will fill this house with Glory … Continue reading The LORD`s Day
On this day…
in the year 1756…
in Salzburg Austria…
…was born one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time, Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Amadeus Mozart. Unrivaled in significance and influence among all composers of Classical Music, his works are loved by many and are still frequently performed.
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A heap of broken images. Breathe. Relax. Rest. Sigh. Breathe. The week`s work has ended, the weekend`s work has just begun… `Tis been a mighty fierce span o` moments, since the dawning of the first “Moon Day” o` this week, and I feel the pains of this middling duration even in the wee hidden corners … Continue reading Stream Of Unconsciousness (week-ending)