20
Oct 2019

Gratitude, Grit, and Grace Concert #6

Life consists of a number of circles and spirals. Each morning we welcome and new day. The earth finishes going around the sun and a new year begins. TS Eliot proclaimed, “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”
Read More
13
Oct 2019

Gratitude, Grit and Grace Concert #5

There may be nothing more cleansing – more healing – than simply speaking and sharing truth.
Read More
7
Oct 2019

Gratitude, Grit and Grace Concert #4

Some of the most familiar words in the English language are from the New Testament. “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
Read More
20
Sep 2019

Gratitude, Grit and Grace Concert #3

I have come to trust the idea that we can live a meaningful life if we live that life with an attitude of gratitude – if we are willing to offer grace and accept it from others as well as ourselves – and if we have the grit to keep going even in and through our darkest times.
Read More
14
Sep 2019

Gratitude, Grit and Grace Concert #2

As I continue to talk about family secrets and share experiences of facing my deepest fears and learning to love myself, I want to take a moment and say how much I love my folks and my brothers. My dad was and remains one of my lifelong heroes.
Read More
6
Sep 2019

Gratitude, Grit and Grace Concert

Beginning in 2011 I shared the story of my life and career around 49 virtual campfires. The 49th campfire was “lit” in front of family and friends at a concert at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle in May of 2017.
Read More
23
Aug 2019

Graduation Celebration Part Ten - Let Love Go Forward

At its best among the gifts that higher learning affords us is the time and the chance – in a safe and challenging environment – to grapple with essential existential questions: who are we – why are we here – what are we meant to do with our lives-
Read More
15
Aug 2019

Graduation Celebration Part Nine - The Graduation Ceremony

After lots of singing and talking we arrive at the moment of receiving my diploma. It was my good fortune and delight to be presented the degree by two of my favorite people, Jody Nyquist and David Domke.
Read More
9
Aug 2019

Graduation Celebration Part Eight - Once We Cross That Bridge

Threshold moments are important to the human experience. They can be sacred or secular. We celebrate births and deaths. There are marriage rituals. Before their first birthdays my two grandsons were welcomed into their church with ceremonies involving baptism, confirmation, and communion.
Read More

Songs & Stories From Home | Mark Pearson Music

One of Those Times in a Life | Mark Pearson Music

Join me and help support the Journey.

Join me on Patreon and help support the Journey

Join me on Patreon and help support the Journey.

Join Now