BEAUTY

Top Secret Drum Corps: Swiss Precision at its Finest

2020-11-26T00:51:11+00:00May 25th, 2020|BEAUTY, Inspiration, Music & Performance, VIDEO|

Switzerland is like a hidden jewel in the middle of Europe, a mountainous land with a highly secretive banking system and a tradition of remaining neutral during wars. The Swiss culture has given the world exquisite chocolates, precision watches, cuckoo clocks, the Swiss Army knife, and even the modern marvel of Velcro! What an [...]

John Rutter’s Glorious Psalm 23 – Part 1: The Shepherd

2020-11-26T00:52:12+00:00May 15th, 2020|BEAUTY, God & Jesus Christ, Music & Performance, VIDEO|

The Shepherd English composer, choirmaster and conductor, John Rutter, sets the most famous of all psalms (Psalm 23, “The Lord is my Shepherd”) to music in an exquisite piece of art that incorporates voice, orchestra and vivid musical imagery. This commentary is the first of two on Rutter's piece. Part 1 focuses on the [...]

John Rutter’s Glorious Psalm 23 – Part 2: The Sheep

2020-11-26T00:52:21+00:00May 15th, 2020|BEAUTY, God & Jesus Christ, Music & Performance, VIDEO|

The Sheep English choirmaster, John Rutter, established the Cambridge Singers in the early 1980s for the purpose of producing musical recordings. They have been amazingly prolific with nearly forty albums in their vast repertoire. In The Lord is My Shepherd we hear a mixed choir of men’s and women’s voices intertwining effortlessly with the [...]

The Power and the Glory of Ezekiel’s Cherubim

2020-11-24T19:12:09+00:00May 14th, 2020|Angels, BEAUTY, Scripture|

Only divine artistry can fully craft the unearthly magnificence of an angel. Human words will never be sufficient to describe their beauty and grandeur. All attempts, through imagery, arts, and language, fall short of depicting these glorious beings in all their splendor, although we must try. There is more to an angel than meets [...]

The Wonder of a Pen

2020-11-24T19:14:38+00:00May 14th, 2020|BEAUTY, Wonder & Ingenuity|

The world contains layers upon layers of beauty. But do we have eyes to see all there is to see? Sight is the physical sense. Seeing is the spiritual sense. The difference became evident to me recently when I looked up from my reading at a pen on my desk and noticed that it [...]

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