Tag Archives: light

What’s in the Box?

We sang what I call a “square” hymn a couple of weeks ago at St. Alban’s, Hymn 601 in The Hymnal 1982. Square hymns are …well, square, literally. Or sometimes rectangular. Two or four lines of music, regular phrase lengths, … Continue reading

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Light and Dark

first posted on October 31, 2013 We are near the Eve of All Hallows (or All Saints as it is more commonly known now and shortened to “Halloween” of course), and this Sunday is All Saints Day, that feast day … Continue reading

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Flickers of Light

The United Nations has declared 2015 an “International Year of Light” (U.N. Year of Light). Several pieces sung during January and February by the choirs of St. Alban’s have texts that center on themes of light. Coincidence? We are now … Continue reading

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Light Before Dawn

(revised from posting in January 2013) Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. – Rabindranath Tagore Days are lengthening, and even amid the cloudy days of winter we sense that light is returning. … Continue reading

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Revelation (of divine love)

A friend once told me of a mission trip that he made to a South American country. One evening, he and his companions were gathered around a fire in a small Andean village, and someone asked each person to name … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light

Tonight is the Eve of All Hallows (or All Saints as it is more commonly known now and shortened to “Halloween” of course), and tomorrow is All Saints Day, that feast day for those extraordinary people who have walked among … Continue reading

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Born of Light

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.  – Rabindranath Tagore Days are lengthening, and even amid the cloudy days of winter we sense that light is returning.  Our liturgical calendar plants us for … Continue reading

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