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are you acting childish enough?~

Brad Richardson

November 7th, 2011

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I have a friend who lives in Brazil and works as a missionary saving street children from sexual exploitation. We “Skype” at least once a week and talk and pray together. This friend LOVES music and the effect that music has on the world. He […]

one glad morning~

Brad Richardson

November 4th, 2011

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The old hymn goes, “One glad morning when this life is o’er I’ll fly away To a home on God’s celestial shore, I’ll fly away I’ll fly away, O glory I’ll fly away When I die, hallelujah, by and by I’ll fly away! This morning […]

where is my joy?~

Brad Richardson

October 29th, 2011

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I am working on the classical piece, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.” Listen It was penned by J.S. Bach and as is typical with many of Bach’s works, it has a fast moving melody and a strong bass line. I have played it in a […]

i don’t want to cry myself to sleep anymore~

Brad Richardson

October 26th, 2011

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Personally it only happened a couple times when I was a little boy. But I remember the depth of pain that I was feeling when it happened. I remember the deep sorrow, my chest heaving, everything seeming like it was dark, the sense of hopelessness. […]

huck and eva~

Brad Richardson

July 24th, 2011

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I grabbed my guitar and my songbook this morning and headed out to an Alzheimer’s Home. It’s a gorgeous day here in Colorado but these residents for the most part don’t get to enjoy that part of life. Most of them are not able to […]

buck~

Brad Richardson

July 22nd, 2010

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This is Buck…he was LOVIN’ the music that I brought to the Care Facility today. After an hour of sing-along songs and some cowboy tunes it was time for this Musicianary to go…as I began to pack up my guitar he looks at me with […]

three thousand one hundred and twenty~

Brad Richardson

April 30th, 2010

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Finish Line Ministry I played music for a Memorial Service this morning. It’s a quarterly thing that happens at a local retirement community. As I pulled up, I had to maneuver my old van around two fire trucks and an ambulance. It’s a regular occurrence […]

vincent the yeller~

Brad Richardson

April 9th, 2010

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So Vincent had a cardiac arrest a couple of years ago. Went without oxygen for too long… but he didn’t die. I’ll bet some days he wishes he did. Now he involuntarily pees in his wheelchair. Has to have nurses help him do everything. Must […]

so you think you can dance?~

Brad Richardson

April 6th, 2010

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Locked up for your protection…As I drove up to the Memory Care Center it was a neat, clean looking building, just like the picture above, except with a beautiful white fence around it. I quickly realized that the white fence was not for aesthetic purposes, […]

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