Tag: hearing

To hear or not to hear

To hear or not to hear

Being woken in the middle of the night by my son Damian (or as he’d preferred to be known, Michael) is not an uncommon occurrence. This …

 

Parallel lines

Parallel lines

I keep hearing about people reinventing themselves. Grow a ponytail, get a harley. Leave a life partner, quit a job, do almost anything to change …

 

356 – Orpheus strikes Bach

356 – Orpheus strikes Bach

Concert tonight – Bach’s B-Minor Mass, delivered with some conviction by the Orpheus Choir. I find it kind of odd to attend concerts live when …

 

276 – Where would you go?

276 – Where would you go?

Where would you go if you suddenly (or even slowly) lost your eyesight and your hearing? Light fades. What do you have left? Flecks of starlight. Flash of …

 

059 – Are you listening?

059 – Are you listening?

Eyes see only light, ears hear only sound, but a listening heart perceives meaning. — David Steindl-Rast Someone says, “I need to talk.” They may not say …

 

014 – I can hear

014 – I can hear

The response was instantaneous. The sheer joy on my son Damian’s face overwhelmed me. He was so ecstatic. This was a life changing moment for …