I love Beethoven’s Symphony number 5.  In the powerful beginning, the notes are played in a distinctive rhythm : Duh, duh, duh duhhhhh.  Duh duh duh Duhhhhhh.  And then they’re followed by musical phrases calling and responding to each other.  The listener is taken on a phrenetic journey oscillating between excitement and peace, emulating the path life often takes.  Yet, it’s the distinctive beginning that’s been entrenched in many of our minds: duh duh duh duhhhhh.

Now imagine the notes staying the same, but the rhythm changing: duh duhhhhh duh duh.  Change the rhythm, and the music isn’t the same, is it?

Rhythm is an important part of human life too.  Like music, we are on a journey sometimes phrenetic, sometimes peaceful, always guided.  Rhythms give our lives shape and meaning, helping us to live them full and free.

This Sunday, we’ll explore the sixth path to emotionally healthy spirituality: developing life giving rhythms for our days and weeks.


I’m looking forward to worshiping with you,



Pastor Jeremy



Join us Sunday at 10:00AM in the parking lot. Tune to AM 1610 or log onto the Sanctuary Wi-Fi: Sanctuary-guest, password 2015186

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