“Music helps us to ‘keep time’ in the sense of keeping us in touch with time, not just time as an ever-flowing stream that bears all of us away at last but time also as a stream that every once in a while slows down and becomes transparent enough for us to see down to the stream bed the way at a wedding, say, or watching the sun rise, past, present, future are so caught up in a single moment that we catch a glimpse of the mystery that at its deepest place is timeless.”
I had to get up early to make some work-related phone calls this morning. And oh man. I feel like I’ve been drugged. But! There is a new Mumford & Sons album–I hear they’ve gone electric. I think I’ll be down with it.