Returning to the scene of a text
From time to time I have the opportunity to return to Nashville - the scene that inspired a song called Twisterflies on Tales Scratched Out. Back when I wrote that song I was asking questions about the structures around us and how they affect us, chaotically or inspirationally.
Now I find myself wondering different things. Like how we can turn the tables and with a million little actions affect the structures around us, either tear them down or build them up.
Like the songwriters in this city do so well, that kind of power comes in attaching great possibility to the everyday stories of our friends, families, churches, communities. And it comes from watching out for the winds that blow and pull power right out of the sky.
Take a walk in Nashville sometime and listen for those kinds of lyrics.