Art washes from the soul the dirt of every day life.– Pablo Picasso
I'm in a new york state of mind...
So as you can see, I may or may not have posted too many photos of my trip. I got a little iphone happy. (mostly because I forgot my charger for the canon. oops.) but it was amazing, and exactly what I needed. I spent 90% of my time with Christine, her wonderful family, and that beautiful peninsula called Manhattan. We shopped, we ate, we saw some sites, we ate. you get the picture. being...
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I thought I’d share a little bit of what’s going on in my life lately… Received the best phone call last night around 11:30. My little friend, Wilson, in Haiti called, as he said, to see how I was doing. We chatted for as long as his english & my creole allowed and then, with lot’s of “I love you’s” we reluctantly said goodbye. But not before I was...
Life lately, according to my iphone
Birthday presents, sent from Haiti. House church. getting worship on. unintentional matching. Really great books & even better coffee. the greatest people I’ve ever known. Practicing for shows. spending time with this guy.
As a musician, I’m always searching for inspiration. It can come from ordinary things like pictures, poetry, a good book and then it can come from personal experiences; emotions, relationships, revelations from the Lord. Today I am feeling inspired by my sister’s photography. She lives in Haiti which is beyond hard for me. She is my best friend, and I’m so proud of what...
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.– Mother Teresa
Who can know the heart of youth but youth itself?– Just Kids By Patti Smith
Hurricane Irene took a good chunk out of my birthday this past weekend. Although I’d like to feel bitterness towards her, she actually made it even better. Being cooped up for a weekend with your favorite people is never really a bad thing.
Deye mon, gen mon.
Someone once said that an adventure starts when everything goes wrong. I spent some time living in the Republique d’Haiti, and they have a saying there “Dye mon, gen mon.” which roughly means, mountains beyond mountains. Life is one thing after the next. We laugh, cry, grow, and change. We are in constant motion. James said, “Your life is like a mist, it is there for a...