Another season of Lent is upon us and that means it's time for another round of our Lenten Soundtrack. This time, we're kicking things off with a song by Lissie – a criminally under-recognized and wonderfully talented singer who I recently discovered while watching the new season of David Lynch's Twin Peaks.
We're back with round two of our soundtrack series, this time with a song from an artist that I feel like I discovered all too late – or at least too late to appreciate while he was still living. The first time I can recall consciously hearing and enjoying one of David Bowie's songs... Continue Reading →
Among Protestants in America, there seems to be two dominant trends regarding the way we think about the season of Lent. One tendency is to see it as a great opportunity for spiritual gymnastics, a time to one up each other in virtuosic displays of staggering self-denial (no chocolate! no booze!) that end up being... Continue Reading →