13th Sat. in Ordinary Time: Renewing and Rising to the Call of the Kingdom

Submitted by roy-brooks on Sat, 07/02/2016 - 09:35

Like so many in the LGBTQ+ community, we are still mourning the loss of 49 lives in the massacre at Orlando. In my own moments of anger and grief, I found myself turning to music, and I was surprised by the amount of comfort I found in music specifically addressing the Orlando tragedy. The Psalms remind us that music can help us in sorting through life's mysteries. Psalm 49:4 states: "I will incline my ear to a proverb; I will solve my riddle to the music of the lyre."