Tag Archives: Prophetic Echo

Can you calm down?

A Perfect Way to Die Simple walk to the corner store Mama never thought she would be gettin’ a call from the coroner Said her son’s been gunned down, been gunned down “Can you come now?” Tears in her eyes, … Continue reading

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Lovers in a Dangerous Time

Lovers in a Dangerous Time, by Bruce Cockburn Don’t the hours grow shorter as the days go by You never get to stop and open your eyes One day you’re waiting for the sky to fall The next you’re dazzled … Continue reading

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These are the Days

These are the days by van Morrison These are the days of the endless summer These are the days, the time is now There is no past, there’s only future There’s only here, there’s only now Oh your smiling face, … Continue reading

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Pacing the Cage

Pacing the Cage by Bruce Cockburn Sunset is an angel weeping Holding out a bloody sword No matter how I squint I cannot Make out what it’s pointing toward Sometimes you feel like you’ve lived too long Days drip slowly … Continue reading

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The Sound of God’s Voice

“For the past seven months,” reported CNN Religion Editor, Daniel Burke, “Nick Cave, the Australian musician and songwriter, has been answering letters from fans and posting them to his website, The Red Hand Files.” “The letters are profound and personal, even … Continue reading

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City on a Hill

“In a tweet, Will Butler (of Arcade Fire fame) described the track “City on a Hill” as a “hot new Christmas jam” replete with “some cussin’.” In practice, however, Butler’s [Christmas 2015] offering is quite solemn in tone, a piano-driven … Continue reading

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Just a Shot Away

Gimme Shelter The Rolling Stones Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away War, children, it’s just a shot away It’s just a shot away War, children, … Continue reading

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