December 2016


My first Messiah performance was a university production augmented by community members.  I was one of the latter–a college dropout who didn’t know much about music but knew what I liked.  The director (I’ll call him Dr. Gunther) was passionate and volatile, the type who usually spells trouble for music departments.  By mid-term, he had […]

The End that's Not the End


As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace to you!”  But they were startled and frightened and thought they saw a spirit.  Luke 23:36-37 Those two guys on the way to Emmaus—we never found out why they were going there.  But we know they didn’t stay.  […]