"Music" for the Holidays (and Beyond)
December 23, 2021
Just the other day I had the opportunity to experience a beautiful rendition of Handel’s “Messiah”. When I think about the genius required to compose such a piece of art, I am awestruck. And to do it with a quill pen by candlelight is simply mind blowing to my 21st century thinking. Yet, it is only ink on paper, the work of one man’s hand, until it comes to full flower with the concerted effort of a choir and orchestra.
And then it hits me! Here is an otherwise disparate collection of human beings brought together with a common purpose. Each person unique in their craft and tal...