Like drones rising up
We are eager to catch first light.
It’s Winter, so the catching
Is not too difficult;
Though it may be hard:
Stiff and inflexible like
The frozen melt on top
Of old snow.
We tramp through anyway.
The reward will be sunrise.
Participants in #Quest2015 wrote, painted, and played about our sacred joy. Though I could never cover all of the wonderful responses, here are a few:
This first video is one of several collaborations with
This poem is my response to a prompt by Seth Godin in the #Quest2015 series. He is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, […]
“If you knew that your life’s story will be written based upon your choices and actions in 2015, how will you live?”
Some time in the Summer of 1991, John Bennison encouraged me to create a set of recordings of piano improvisations. We talked about the how since we knew the where would be the sanctuary of the church we both served. A church member loaned us a beautiful acoustic piano. […]
“Why prefer blue skies over grey? Because you can sing and play the blues.”
~ Stan Stewart
After the opening, at times disjointed part one of Cracked Open Blues comes this very bluesy improv. If you start to dance, be ready […]
After digging into the recordings from the Painting Piano series of improvisations, I’ve found a few more tracks that are interesting, but did not make the cut for the album. One of my favorites so far, is “Cracked Open Blues”. Because the improvisation […]
Thanks to everyone who is helping to make “Painting Piano” my best-selling album ever!
I’ve chosen to include several of the piano improvisations and paintings from “Painting Piano” throughout this post. I’ve also linked (near the end of this post) the […]
Though I believe in the power of thought and know that we create our own reality, it’s easy to experience things as “life” giving us this lesson or that curve ball. Hopefully, most adults have ways of coping with these moments: yours […]