A Hymn for Ordinary Time (2)

photo © 2010 Rachel Kramer | more info (via: Wylio)By Chaplain Mike One of my favorite melodies is the Gaelic tune BUNESSAN, which most people sing as “Morning Has Broken.” Many years ago, we began singing a hymn to this tune in the church where I served as worship leader. It quickly became a favorite.Continue reading “A Hymn for Ordinary Time (2)”

Saturday Ramblings 1.15.11

Welcome to the new and improved Internet Monk! Like it? Take some time and explore the site. You’ll find the same writers, the same desire to picnic in the post-evangelical wilderness. The new site is available in a variety of languages, including Irish just for Martha. We have more elements to add to the new site,Continue reading “Saturday Ramblings 1.15.11”

A Favorite Hymn: “This Is My Father’s World”

By Chaplain Mike Ever since I was a child, one of my favorite hymns has been, “This Is My Father’s World“, by Rev. Maltbie D. Babcock. I’m sure what first caught my attention was its lovely melody, which is said to have been adapted from an English folk tune by Franklin L. Sheppard. This hymnContinue reading “A Favorite Hymn: “This Is My Father’s World””