The Sound of Electronic Silence


Cover of Sounds of Silence (Exp) Hello darkness, my old friend I've come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence Sounds Of Silence By: Simon & Garfunkel The song … Continue reading The Sound of Electronic Silence

Sowing: A Lenten Reflection


  Image via Wikipedia   The Parable of the Sower 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them … Continue reading Sowing: A Lenten Reflection

Whitney and the 4 points


First Point I, like many, was sadden to hear about Whitney Houston's death. Death, of anyone, is always a tragic and sad moment, Life that has ended always leaves someone sad, even the murder has loved ones. Yes, I am a child of the 80’s, I graduated in ‘84, so the soundtrack to my teenage … Continue reading Whitney and the 4 points

Because He Lives: Reflecting On Lent And Easter


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/because-he-lives-reflecting-on-lent-and-easter/ Image via Wikipedia Author: Tobin Crenshaw I once heard an instructor talk about trying to counsel a young woman in a hospital who had been severely abused by her family. He tried unsuccessfully for an hour to get a response from her but she simply refused to acknowledge his presence in the room. Finally … Continue reading Because He Lives: Reflecting On Lent And Easter

Ernie and Detroit


Yesterday the City of Detroit mourned the loss of a great man, Ernie Harwell, the voice of summer. Ernie was the broadcast announcer for the Detroit Tigers for years. His voice on the radio meant that summer was here. As a child I use to listen to Ernie on the radio, to hear the tigers … Continue reading Ernie and Detroit

Wash all of me


Image via Wikipedia "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos" ("A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you"), the statement by Jesus in the Gospel of John (13:34) by which Jesus explained to the Apostles the significance of his action of washing their … Continue reading Wash all of me

My 3 am wake up call


Last night or should I say this morning at 3am I woke from my sleep. A lot has been on my mind as of late and sleep suffers for this. But this morning my first reaction was to say a quick Hail Mary. I called upon my heavenly mother to come and comfort me, to … Continue reading My 3 am wake up call

Amazing


Technology is an amazing thing, I just watched a video on line of the song “Stand By Me”, the song, although a good song, was made amazing with technology. No they didn’t add all kinds of computer sounds to it, in fact it is simply played and sang, around the world, all at once, check … Continue reading Amazing

Lessons from a Rock Star….


Last night I went to a concert, I saw Colin Hay, the lead singer from Men at Work, an 80’s mega group. One of my favorites from the 80’s. I have followed his career from the band to his current solo work. Great stuff, but that not the point, the point is what he had … Continue reading Lessons from a Rock Star….