Discs spinning

Asgeir sent my husband and me on a Norwegian music bender. Here's a short list of the music that's been both background and fuel for my sermon preparation and work the last few months.

Who do you want to be?

Who we vote for, and who we elect as a society, may not be the most important thing, but it does say something about how we see ourselves, and who we want to be.

Sufjan blessed my year

I was a big Sufjan fan about ten years ago, but I forgot about him for a while. I was called back to my senses with the release of Carrie and Lowell.

Postscript: fides ex auditu

The proliferation of popular I am hurt and wounded style songs is itself sobering, having moved well beyond the pathos of, say, Patsy Cline in their stark descriptions.