All posts tagged: #jasonharrod

Ostinato

“For I have known them all already, known them all:  Have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons,  I have measured out my life with coffee spoons;  I know the voices dying with a dying fall  Beneath the music from a farther room.                 So how should I presume?” – T.S. Eliot – The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock The stack of purple and blue pill organizers crushed me. Seven doors on seven organizers, each filled with different vitamins and prescriptions. Open the seven doors, drop in the tablets and capsules, close the doors, empty them in little bowls for each person at breakfast. Every day. Every week. Every month. Every year. Maybe someday we wouldn’t need to take pills. Maybe someday would be different. But not today. I tossed the clothes in the dryer, filled the dishwasher, looked for my wallet, yelled for the kids to get their shoes on, and loaded the car. Maybe someday the kids would empty the dishwasher without breaking anything. Maybe someday my youngest would tie her shoes. Maybe someday would be …

A Playlist for Surrendering

This year I’m trying to learn how to Surrender. These songs are guiding me through my Year of Living Dangerously and our trip to Haiti. (I’ve linked each song to iTunes if you want to give them a listen.  Peace be with you.)   Get Up Jonah – Bruce Cockburn   All Your Words Are Good – Sandra McCracken   I’m Still In Love With You – Al Green   God Demonstrates – Harvest   Shilo – Peter Himmelman   The Goodness – John Mark McMillan   Some Clear Joy is Coming – Innocence Mission   Something – Harrod and Funck   I Like to be Me When I’m With You – Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors   You’re Enough – Sleeping At Last   Sarah is Rising – Alex DuPree and the Trapdoor Band   We’re Gonna Pull Through – Over the Rhine   Sweet River Roll – Waterdeep   I Shall Not Want – Audrey Assad   Friend of Mine – Edie Brickell and Steve Martin   None But Thee – Young Oceans   Low Rising – Swell Season   Praise You – Fat Boy Slim   Home – Billy Joel   Song …