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The Psalms: A Soundtrack for Life {The Grove: Music}

The opening bars of Paul Simon’s Graceland album might be perfection. U2’s “Where the Streets Have No Name” is the song I am convinced will be playing when I wake up in glory at the end of my days. Music…

The Greatest Song You've Never Heard

Do you hear that? Stop for a second. Listen. It’s faint but undeniably present. Can you hear it? It seems to be . . . a melody. It is distant, almost inaudible. If you strain you will hear it more…

An Interview with Eine Blume

Today we’re interviewing some of Velvet Ashes’ favorite musicians! Caleb and Erin Paxton are the husband and wife behind Eine Blume, the band that created our Velvet Ashes Retreat music and who so generously donated their other two albums to…

Treading on Life's Banana Skins {Book Club}

Today we are discussing the first half (up through chapter 13) of Right Ho, Jeeves by PG Wodehouse. What an interesting character Mr. PD Wodehouse was! He lived 93 years and for the life of me, I cannot figure out how many…

Let Music do the Praying For You

I used to sing in the car to myself, to my babies, to the sky. In our “before Ireland” days, I’d wake up with the sun to drive my husband to work. Then I’d sit in the parking lot on…

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