"Poetry appeals to, and enlarges, our human capacity to know something deeply and, in that way, to love it."
"Finding time for poetry in the middle of our sometimes-frenzied lives can help us live more deliberately."
Josh Larsen, film critic and author, shares his top ten movie picks of 2016.
Creating is part of who we are as human beings. We were made to create, to "tend and care for the earth," and to unfold and discover the wonders of God's universe.
If you want to know what an honest song is then look to the Psalms. They cover every kind of human emotion. John Calvin talks about the Psalms as “an anatomy for all parts of the soul.” They are prayers that capture the totality of the human experience.
The question is obviously complex, and it surely involves our heart as much as our musical skill.