17
April

Brennan Manning and Recent News

A Cathedral: St Marys Catholic ChurchQuite a week this week, huh?  First Brennan Manning passed away over the weekend and now the Boston bombing.

Brennan Manning used so many ways of describing God’s grace with the gift of words.  He brought a new way of thinking to the church, well, not new, but new for some that grew up in the church.

 

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15
April

The Multipotentialiate Musician

Here’s a guestpost I wrote for Emilie Wapnick’s blog, which focuses on “multipotentialites”, those who get good at many skills rather than just one.  Go check it out at Puttylike.com!

 

 

A long time ago, before even I was born was the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. The crowd awaited Bob Dylan’s usual appearance as the roadies started setting up equipment. But something was wrong…wait a minute…guitar amps? Drums?!!

Wasn’t this the darling of true folkies who followed the footsteps of Woody Guthrie? Dylan eventually appeared with a full-fledged rock band to amplify his message loud and clear. Some clapped and some booed, but it made music history.

Bob Dylan refused to be categorized or plastered to a mold. He had a message to bring to the world, and he would use whatever method, whatever style he had to play to bring it.

To read more visit Puttylike.com.

 

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12
April

The Inner Mission: Learning From Robots, Soldiers, and Pirates

Pirate PumpkinEver seen The Terminator?  Terminators are programmed with a mission either to kill or to save a life.  They will stop at nothing.  So in spite of being shot up, blown up, or frozen, they either accomplish their mission or are destroyed in the process.

When a man gets ahold of the mission God has given him, he pursues it whatever the cost.

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