Finding Gratitude in a January Rain

It’s 11:03 pm on Monday, January 16th. Martin Luther King Day. I type these thoughts of gratitude, counting my blessings, amazed at my good fortune — all the while with a bruised and battered rib cage, a brutally stiff back…

Prairie Skies, Wildflowers, and Farm Dogs

The past few months have been a bit of a whirlwind for us, juggling all the different and always spinning plates of our lives, with nary a day off. But this past weekend we decided to take a little mini…

Things Still Left Unsaid

"My heart feels full and life seems well lived because of listening to your music." 

It is hard to express how grateful we were to read these words, which recently graced our email inbox, from a new member of…

Our Beautiful Scars

When they ask us to play, lord, we take what we can get.

Those words come from a song I wrote back in 2006, and, honestly, it still rings true 10 years later. So when I was asked to play…

placeholder

One Day Left

As I sit at my desk to type this, I see clearly that our story, the story of Lauryn and me, began long before we ever met. There’s a picture in front of me of Lauryn as a child, sitting…

placeholder

It's All in the Details

I’ve been seeing a lot of dead mice lately. There was the tiny grey one, its fur like the softest cashmere, lying on the sidewalk by our house, and then there was the little, shiny-black one, glistening in the sun…

placeholder

Break Our Hearts Open

A few months ago, after a Sunday afternoon at the dog park, I loaded up a dirty, happy dog into the back of the van, got in, and turned the ignition key. The radio came on and within seconds I…

placeholder

We Sing to Know We're Not Alone

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. — C.S. Lewis 

These words recently wandered across my radar, on a day I was struggling for inspiration. But life always seems to provide what you need…

placeholder

We Are Society of Broken Souls

We are Society of Broken Souls. We believe in living life authentically and honestly, fearlessly and without apology. By embracing the idea that we’re all a little broken, we have discovered a solace that comes from bringing our broken-hearted jewels…