In 1994, Timothy died of AIDS at age 27. For some reason, now, 16 years later, I find myself thinking of him often. He was a profoundly gifted young church organist and recitalist. He and I worked together for 6 years-as organist and music director, respectively. We spent a lot of time together in the [...]
Monthly Archive for January, 2010
Today I did lectio on one of the psalms for the evening–Psalm 45–right after watching a hockey game. This is because my friend Adam had come over for meditation/lectio, and he had to dash off as soon as possible.
There are so many kinds of stillness, like many kinds of snow. Listening to the wind buffet the awnings; appreciating the way the snow makes the air more illuminated (even at night). I like the scent of evaporating snow–somewhere between moist and dry — and am glad that Illinois is having a taste of what winters are [...]