Ever since the election, I've been talking to people a lot more than I used to, striking up conversations with strangers that look friendly, asking them about themselves.
Our voices matter during this election. We are stronger together.
This June, I once again had the honor of marching in Nashville’s Equality Walk as part of the City of Nashville’s Annual Pride Festival.
Parker Palmer Discusses “Mercy Now” in his blog for Krista Tippett’s On Being Public Radio Podcast.
Mercy and love are who we are, unwounded. Songwriting (and all the arts) are how we explore the depths of our being to ask the big questions of meaning, purpose and value. The process is one of self discovery, more than self expression.
I was honored to be featured on Steve Dawson's "Music Makers and Soul Shakers" Podcast recently.
"Songs have always been a way for me to create a connection with people, and I think connections are how we heal." – Mary Gauthier
“Extracting the true from the false is at the core of songwriting, and even when the writer works through fantasy and fiction, (and most of us do) emotional truth is the right basis of it. It’s paradoxical, but oftentimes the best way to demonstrate emotional truth is through made up tales. We use melody and metaphor to point to experiences that there are no words for.
have drawn inspiration from this beautiful landscape and creative environment for my book, and am excited about the potential for a new project affiliated with The Banff Centre and friends Sam Baker, Jim White and Minton Sparks.
I hope you are all staying warm! The Nashville blizzard came at the perfect time for me. Being snowed in provided me an opportunity to focus deeply on rewriting a chapter in my book called The Power and the Glory.
I am closing in on this chapter, and would like to share an excerpt with you.