This post is a long time coming. Every day I see this. Maybe it’s just this tiny town of Rexburg, or maybe it’s not. But at least here…there is a new epidemic. Headphones. It is not an exaggeration to say that more than half of the students that walk, or even drive (yes, I said … More A New Epidemic
I hope everyone had a beautiful Easter weekend. My wife and I spent the weekend in Utah and made some great memories. Two highlights came on the same day, Saturday. In the afternoon we went to the Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point. What an incredible display of beautiful flowers! Unexpectedly, we stumbled upon a preview … More Tulips and Jesus
CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO Throughout junior high and high school I was lost in the choir room. I. Loved. Choir. Singing in the choir, especially in high school, gave me a sense of belonging somewhere. I was surrounded by good people, who became my best friends, and four years of instruction from one of the … More The Musical Moment
The following is a true story originally read by famous news reporter Walter Cronkite in 2003 with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. At the bottom of this post you will find the video in case you wish to follow along. Silent Night, Holy Night Almost 100 years ago, during the Christmas of 1914, the nations of … More Can You Imagine?
It’s all around us, all the time. Whether we are walking into the grocery store, sitting at home, or going to a concert, music is a source of power and energy that has a major impact on our behavior and emotions. As someone who has been studying music for the majority of his life, I’ve … More The Power of Music