Month: October 2016

  • It Is Well With My Soul

    This is a favorite Christian hymn, lyrics written by Horatio Spafford in the 1870s after his 2-yr-old son died in the Great Chicago Fire, his finances fell apart, and his four daughters drowned in a shipwreck. It has been a source of comfort for me. Chris Rice has a great version in his Hymns Project.…

  • When The Ship Comes In

    Congratulations to Bob Dylan who was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature today. Here’s one of my favorites, written when he was 22.