Ars Gratia Artis
A friend of mine just got that tatooed on his arm, and it really sums up this season of my life. In Latin, it means, “Art, for art’s sake” and that’s exactly what I’m planning on doing. Tomorrow marks day one of recording for an EP I’m hoping to release sometime next month. I’ve always written music, and recorded several demos, but lately I have felt...
the world does not represent a struggle at all, or a predaceous sequence of...– Vladimir Nabokov
Can’t Stop Singing of Your Love by my good...
It’s interesting how you sometimes have to leave home before you can ask...– Donald Miller
So so thankful for a god who would give me the things I need over the things I want, even when I so desperately fight it. “Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you,...
Genius is the ability to scrutinize the ordinary
“God’s care for humanity was so great that he sent his unique Son among us, so that those who count on him might not lead a futile and failing existence, but have the undying life of God Himself.” “Recently a pilot was practicing high-speed maneuvers in a jet fighter. She turned the controls for what she thought was a steep ascent -and flew straight into the ground. She...
here’s a demo of a song I wrote quite a while...
Here’s another song to end on a happy note....
There is nothing I need that my God won’t provide, and I can’t believe I ever thought otherwise.
what my family thinks I do for a living:
Relative: So what have you been up to in Nashville for the past year?
Me: Just playing music mostly
Relative: That's fun. I wish I would have goofed off in college.
I’ve been gone for three weeks now, two of which were spent away from my wife, and I’m ready to be home! I love traveling, but if it’s not a cool city, I can’t spend more than a few days there without getting anxious to be back in Atlanta. Right now, I’m in the car on my way to Nashville from east Texas, and when I get there, it’s on to ATL. Quite a long drive for one night/morning. Times like...
Praise the god who has not dealt with us according to our ways. Praise the king...– David Norris
Conversation on the road
Me: you ever been to little rock before?
Kenley: no, but there are bullet holes in that stop sign