Category: Messages from the Music Director

Message from the Music Director

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly As winter nears, we embrace the season with hope, as tradition mandates. Deep down our ancestors left us a biased legacy, beneath the surplus of religious text, that is most loyal to the northern hemisphere experience of the seasons. Are we perhaps able to feel what this season means

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Message from the Music Director

Sabbatical Chronicles Final InstallmentDiscernment: Owning our Thoughts and Feelings Everyone from my original group has finally left the jungle. I am referring to the group that joined me in the Amazons during my Sabbatical. We stay connected through a shared Facebook group and a Whatsapp chat. We share about our journeys coming back home, and

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Message from the Music Director

Sabbatical Chronicles I Roe v. Wade overturned, another day in the American jungle. There were thirteen of us arriving in the Amazon jungle that would be sharing intimately for the next two months. A fourteenth person joined later and that is how far her story goes, she refused to participate in most of the program

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Message from the Music Director

See you all very soon! To my beloved congregation and colleagues at UUCT.  The spiritual segment of my Sabbatical has begun. When I return in June to Tallahassee, less than three months away, I would have completed what seems like a daunting yet exhilarating journey to the Amazons.  I am both grateful and honored to

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From Your Music Director

First, I want to say that it has been a most inspiring year. The choir has performed quite a lot of pieces for services and the most during Music Sunday since I came to work at UUCT eight years ago. They are truly the muse behind my arrangements and compositions, and I am in the

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The Beautiful Art of Singing

  For seven days during my Kundalini Yoga retreat I woke up around three in the morning to the sound of a singing ensemble in preparation for Sadhana.  Sikh Dharma International states that “Sadhana means daily spiritual practice. It is the foundation of all spiritual endeavor.  Sadhana is your personal, individual spiritual effort. It is

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