Let Beauty Awake! A (reluctant) song for Easter morning.

The song was written in November just as a northern prairie winter was starting to settle in; hardly a season (physically or emotionally) for Easter joy. For me, it was a season of terrible sorrow and anxious dread…

The march on Capitol Hill functions as a garish parody of Jesus’ procession into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. My thoughts, and a song of prayer.

This is Love – Thoughts on the Capitol Hill Riots on this Maundy Thursday

Steve Bell reflects on his 1996 song, “This is Love” in light of the February 6 march on Capitol Hill.

The blog includes a recent performance video of the song:

Joy Surprises! — new blog and video for Palm Sunday

We’ve up up a new video for my song “Bethany in the Morning” which I hope can be a part of your Holy Week reflections.The song itself, co-written with my daughter-in-law, Diana Pops, was inspired by the events of Palm Sunday and its preceding day, Lazarus Saturday (as it is known in the Christian East.)

Easter is the promise of radical renewal by creation's maker. Here are two beautiful Easter poems and a song for Easter morning.

Easter Poems and Songs: Searching for the Light of Easter

“We were sent here to search for the light of Easter in our hearts. And when we find it, we are meant to give it away generously.”

Favourite things, poems and songs for Good Friday

The biblical tradition cannot be easily understood looking from the top-down as most of the scriptures were written by oppressed peoples throughout history…

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