POV: you're a disciple who meets the risen Jesus.
Here's what he sings to you.
POV: You're on the cross next to Jesus. You're in anguish and your need release. Peace. And Jesus says to you "This day you will be with me in paradise."
This is the feeling that washed over you:
This one is about forgiveness.
Watch this long, uncomfortable and difficult TED talk, and then have a listen to the song.
"Are you going to fall?
Is someone supposed to catch you?
Or do you catch yourself?
There will be something worth falling for."
I've had to learn it before, and I'll have to learn it again:
The bass from this one echoed around the church as we prayed. The subwoofer had to be on.
Isaiah 2:2 says:
"In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple
will be established as the highest of the mountains;
it will be exalted above the hills,
and all nations will stream to it."
Or in other words:
"If you look into the distance, there's a house upon the hill
Guiding like a lighthouse
It's a place where you'll be safe to feel our grace
'Cause we've all made mistakes"
Shared by Marc
An Act of Kindness - Bastille
This wasn't on my radar at all until last year when I was looking for a piece of music to go behind an Easter chalk drawing... A petition to the Hive-Mind of Facebook brought this song to my attention.
(It was the perfect piece, as long as I removed the bridge about feeling guilty...)
Here's the video I edited together:
Crazy Fool - Jack Savoretti
If youve read my post "Black Dog" this week, then you might have just smiled a little. That's ok. I forgive you.
This song was playing in Wilko (other shops are available) when I called in on my snowy walk and I Shazamed it so I would remember.
This is part of the "Rediscovering God" step.
Listen and read the lyrics below. Let yourself ask the questions Jack asks of God... Maybe, if you're brave enough, you could spend some time in silence listening for a reply...
If you'd rather listen and come to your own conclusions about the eclectic mix of songs I worked through in Lent 2023, here's the Spotify Playlist!