Miracles: Songs for the Way of Love+

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In 2010, I created and printed a handset letterpress of my poem “July 28” which I composed on July 28, 2006 in the Memorial Garden of Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison KS

Miracles: Songs for the Way of Love+

Love and Loss are most keenly felt in those closely-guarded places within us where only a few whispered words can be truly heard. These are the most intimate places within our souls where only the most trusted beloved ones are allowed to enter, it’s often found in the holy silence that comes before a tender word or kiss is offered. Miracles happen every day. As it should be, we are left speechless when we encounter such profound joy even in the midst of inexplicable grief.

I’ve come to deeply know that all I have to tell anyone about Love and Loss in tender times like these are best expressed by shared silence; or by sharing music which can go to those deepest places where I dare not go. And so, these are my Songs of the Way of Love+ They come together in one long expanded praylist or compiled by themes in nine different shorter praylists: Longing, Miracles, Truth, TruthNow, Hope, Promise, Home, Imagine, and Poetry. A link to all of the lists is posted below on my blog.

All of these anthems are offered as a salty psalter of sacred prayers. Together we sing in the sure and certain hope of God’s unwavering love for all of us. All of these lilting harmonies are offered up for all of our dearest loves who are no longer at our sides. We too can rest in trusting that we are One in our deepest yearnings to be closer to our truest source of Love, in Christ and in each other.

love+peace,

mjh

Miracles: Songs for the Way of Love+
Love and Lament from the mid-1970s through 2013.

Jefferson Starship – Miracles
Steely Dan – FM
Eagles – Already Gone
Fleetwood Mac – Landslide
Eagles – Take It to the Limit
Linda Ronstadt – Desperado
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
Stevie Nicks and Don Henley – Leather And Lace
Heart – How Deep It Goes
Kansas – Carry On Wayward Son
Kansas – Dust in the Wind
Heart – Soul Of The Sea
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Kansas – Hold On
Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
Eagles – I Can’t Tell You Why
Bonnie Raitt – I Can’t Make You Love Me
Foreigner – I Want to Know What Love Is
Goo Goo Dolls – Boxes
Cloud Cult – Good Friends
Pearl Jam – Just Breathe
Crosby Stills & Nash – Just A Song Before I Go
Indigo Girls – Closer to Fine
The Avett Brothers – No Hard Feelings
Van Morrison – Hymns To The Silence
Phillip Phillips – Unpack Your Heart
Neil Young – Light a Candle
Beach Boys – God Only Knows
The Avett Brothers – Salvation Song
Bob Marley – Redemption Song

(30 songs: 2 hours and 16 minutes)

Music streaming links to Miracles: Songs for the Way of Love+

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On Spotify:

Previously:

Longing: Songs for the Way of Love+

https://mariahoecker.com/2019/07/12/longing-songs-for-the-way-of-love/

Next up:
Truth: Songs for the Way of Love+
Truth be told from 1940s -1970s

For a catalog of all of the S4tWoL playlists:

https://mariahoecker.com/2019/07/03/songs-for-the-way-of-love/

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