I fell in love with this song the moment I heard it. And when we had lunch with Gary V several years ago and he mentioned that this was one of his favorite songs as well (and we asked him to sing it to us), I fell in love with it again. I think Gary sang this song in the wedding of Mike and Ange, two friends of mine. I don’t know if he got to do his own version in an album though.
Today is the feast day of a great man, one of the best men who have ever lived that we know: St. Francis of Assisi. And this version of his prayer is one of the best I know. Today, listen to the song, and pray that you may have peace. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibOvbaNnC7w Prayer of St. Francisby … Continue reading #277: Prayer of St. Francis of Assissi
Today, we remember this great gift that has been given to us. Love is a gift. Because it is gift, love is not something we earn or merit. That love is pure grace, pure graciousness by the one who loves us. We are receivers of this gift, and we are grateful, but we do not … Continue reading #72: A Gift
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7IP4UlXvG8 Imagine is John Lennon's classic. But you could see it as the collective sigh of humanity for a better world. Today, listen to this song, and write the answers to these in your journal: 1. If I could re-write or add to the song Imagine, what would it be about? 2. It is sometimes … Continue reading #69: Imagine
This is the favorite prayer of St. Ignatius de Loyola. Today for your prayer, I suggest you let its words take over your soul as you listen to the Philippine Madrigal Singers sing it beautifully. And if a line or phrase or word strikes you, write it down in your journal, meditate on that word … Continue reading #49: Anima Christi