We’re changing the way we approach our Sunday Morning Music posts. For the next several months, these posts will be authored by artists so you can get a glimpse into what inspires them. We hope you enjoy today’s post from our friend, Drew Holcomb.
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My first thoughts of Africa were wrapped up in idealism, dripping with it. I had romanticized Africa as a place of simplicity, poverty, culture and beauty. Like other Americans, I imagined Africa as it belonged in the travel magazines, in the headlines of the newspapers and in the argument for why children should finish their dinners.
Perhaps, we sentimentalize places and people who are different from us until we truly know them. Or perhaps we long for them, in the way Isaiah longed for a New Jerusalem. As a 21-year-old, I co-founded Blood:Water Mission with the belief that we could eradicate HIV/AIDS and provide safe water for all. If we could simply rally enough people to care, certainly there could be…
I used to not like Valentine’s Day all that much. It’s not like I was bitter or anything, I just felt especially single on that day. It’s like I was a normal guy all year, then suddenly I was extremely, extremely single.
Ever felt that way?
And if I were more honest, more self aware, perhaps I’d have known then I was a little lonely. I didn’t feel lonely, but looking back, I felt a little incomplete.
Somtimes you don’t know you have a…
Every journey has rocky paths, dark valleys of uncertainty, and stretches of disillusionment.
In our most desperate times of unbelief, how then should we live?
I recently stumbled upon a reflection on the legend of Saint Christopher that I’ve found comforting…
If you ask me, they’ve missed it. And I mean really missed it. Life is about food, squirrels, sunlight, sleep, being touched, smelling everything, tennis balls, protecting the home, peeing around your place, being loved and swimming.
Life is not about being important, getting lots of work done or living longer.
I’ve known it since I was a pup…
I had a pretty good revelation the other day and it was this:
Things almost always turn out fine.
It was a good time for me to have that revelation because I’d just sat down to write when I got a call reminding me about an appointment I’d completely forgotten. I’d have to rush out the door to make it, forfeiting my writing session. And I hate forfeiting my writing sessions.
On the subway, I had a bad attitude. I thought about how I was going to get behind on the book and how I resented having to keep this appointment. Then it hit me…
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