Sunday, August 14th

by musicclipoftheday

back to church

“The Day Is Past and Gone,” live, Shiloh Institutional Baptist Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1988

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lagniappe

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reading table

Children,
let’s go to the mountain
to view violets.
If they scatter away tomorrow,
what can we do?

—Ryokan (1758-1831), translated from the Japanese by Kazuaki Tanahashi (Sky Above, Great Wind: The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan, 2012)