Posts tagged "spiritual"

Patheos: I Fast for Him, and Him Alone

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved This was published on Patheos.  For the past six months, at least, I have felt a growing sense of dread. That dread has grown more acute as July 20 came and went. That is because, on July 20, the month of Ramadan started. So now... Read more »

Don't Let Me Go, Lord

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved Time and again, songs by The Fray have captivated my mind and soul. “Never Say Never” is no different.  Clearly, the song is about the ebb and flow of a relationship: Some things we don’t talk about Rather do without And just hold the smile... Read more »

His Love Never Hurts

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved As I continue to listen to Gotye’s “Somebody I Used to Know,” the beginning stanza struck me even more deeply than before: Now and then I think of when we were together Like when you said you felt so happy you could die Told... Read more »
Advertisement:

Somebody He Used to Know

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved I first heard this song on Saturday Night Live, when Gotye was the musical guest. The song was quite intriguing, with a really cool sound and tempo. When I listened to it more closely, the story of the song intrigued me even further. When... Read more »

"I'm Glad You Came"

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved My wife and daughters really like the song by the band “The Wanted” called “Glad You Came.” When I hear the song, it makes me think of all the wonderful people that I have been blessed with in my life: The sun goes down... Read more »