Christmas UnWrapped:: Part 2, What strikes you about Christ’s birth this year?

Our Un-Rappers reflect on the miracle of that we celebrate—when Jesus was born on earth. God Himself in the fragile body of an infant entrusted to the clumsy hands of humanity. EVERY TIME I READ THE GOSPELS REGARDING JESUS’ BIRTH, DIFFERENT THINGS STRIKE ME ABOUT THE ABSOLUTE BEAUTY OF THE EVENT. WHAT HAS STRUCK YOUContinue reading “Christmas UnWrapped:: Part 2, What strikes you about Christ’s birth this year?”

UnWrapping Christmas:: Have you peeked at your presents?

Ah, who can fight the temptation of looking for those presents tucked away around the house?  For some of our Un-Rappers, peeking at presents is a Christmas tradition.  For the record, when Amy discovered her cache of loot one year, she also received a Princess Jasmine (and Aladdin) doll, just like Franny. HAVE YOU EVERContinue reading “UnWrapping Christmas:: Have you peeked at your presents?”

This Beautiful Republic :: The Reality of Perception

By Amy Sondova If it wasn’t for their audience, This Beautiful Republic would cease to exist.  Of course, that could be said of all bands since it is the listeners who purchase the albums, attend concerts, and load up on fan gear.  However, connecting with their audience isn’t just business for the guys in ThisContinue reading “This Beautiful Republic :: The Reality of Perception”