“The Hiding Game”

Here’s my newest song: “The Hiding Game (Who are You?)”It’s a “Radical Honesty Song”. Who are you, once you start speaking the truth? So weary of my worn out masksThey served me well and also cast adeep dark shadow on my heartit’s time – for us to part I wanna show up the way I… Continue reading “The Hiding Game”

“Cross That Bridge”

Join me on this song-journey & cross the bridge into the unkown. ——— Out from the shadows and the murky greenShapes rise, they twist and dance like I’ve never seenAnd from across the unknown stream, I hear voices call me on “Cross that bridge, cross that bridge, into the fog alone” It’s true – my heart… Continue reading “Cross That Bridge”

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“The Darkest Of Nights”

Here’s my newest song. Recorded on a Sunday evening, right after a storytelling session, where I played three songs (including this one). — If I knew words that I could say to make you feel loved and safe – I wouldwhisper all night long, then melt them down and pour them into a songAnd sing… Continue reading “The Darkest Of Nights”

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Afro of Light

Here’s a song inspired by my friends Michaela and Berni… may the Afro of Light be with you! 😉 O Lord, I didn’t know you hide an Afro of LightUnderneath your stern bald head, white curls shine so brightI see your beating stick and tense to sit up straightBut bamboo bending in your wind shows… Continue reading Afro of Light

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Yes, my King

I got inspired to write this song by a talk by Sheikh Burhanuddin Herrmann. Interestingly the Sufi’s like to talk about “The King” and also “The Friend”… I would say they are two different aspects of the big G. Yes, my King – I heard your order and I will turn, when I’m toldYes, my… Continue reading Yes, my King

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Longing Wood

Here’s a recording of my song “Longing Wood”. I hope you enjoy it! I’m calling this the “creative journal version”, since I could make a recording with better audio quality, but somehow it’s not happening. So I prefer to share my song with you like this, to not sharing at all… I was making myself… Continue reading Longing Wood

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Open

I want to share this song, I’m currently working on, with you.It’s called “Open”. Following quote by Rumi (as told by Omid Safi in his Sufi Heart Podcast) inspired me to write this song: A heart can crack,or it can break open. I like that… to me that tells a story of the inevitability of… Continue reading Open

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Contemplation (music for)

Here’s a new playlist I have created, I call it “Contemplation” or “Remembrance”… it’s full of beautiful instrumental songs that are relaxing but at the same time have enough character, enough grit to kick off your inner journey, to get something rolling inside… Continue reading Contemplation (music for)

12 GentleKeys

As part of my reflection on the fading year, I have been going through the music that has inspired and accompanied me in 2020. Now I want to share some of the songs that have touched me. Here’s a playlist I coined “12 GentleKeys”… it consists of 12 instrumental songs that I find soothing and… Continue reading 12 GentleKeys

“A Long December”

A twitter-bird just redirected my attention to one of my all-time favorite songs: “A Long December” by The Counting Crows.

Adam Duritz’s words and voice convey a mixture of sad brokenness and hopeful persistence that speaks strongly to me, especially after the challenging year of 2020. I want to tell you about the song and it’s lyrics, and I invite you to listen-look at it! Continue reading “A Long December”