Maybe instead of sadness, it’s fatigue from growing. | “The Water is Wide”

Maybe it isn’t all that sad. It’s just tired, and reminiscing about the unexpectedness of the journey.

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Fountain of Blessings: on fountains, gratitude, and a hymn

Throughout all the verses of “Come, Thou Fount,” Robinson draws arrows from the gifts to the Giver, from the gifted to the Gifter, continuously tying us to our source and purpose.

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From Nashville to Northfield: the Journey of an African-American Spiritual

The voices of an all-black ensemble were on a mission to save their school, and in the process pave the way for much of what Cantus sings, and for much of what many of us have come to love about American folk music.

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