Reverend Bent?

Reverend Bent?

Rev. Bent? I was ordained a minister in June 2005. It took 3 minutes and 46 seconds online, but I took it serious.  Of course my soul is having an earthly experience. My path is not about a  destination – more of a presence. You see, I come to a spiritual...
The Meaning of Life.

The Meaning of Life.

I imagine: A man after dying meets God and asks:What what was the meaning of my life?God looks puzzled for a moment, then says:That was my question to you.     To the best of my knowledge: We have meaningful lives by finding and living our purpose. I have...
Music

Music

The Miracle of MUSIC. – part 1. For over half a century, I have played, composed, performed and recorded songs and scores.  I have also studied the effects of music. As my good friend and bass-virtuoso Randy Tico said to me yesterday: “People have been starving for...
Priviledged

Priviledged

The other day I confessed to a friend that I felt guilty about not feeing guilty about being privileged. I was given talents, I said, but never had to suffer much for the art of music. I was lucky to grow up in a wonderful home, with saintly parents who never argued,...
What you see.

What you see.

People go to watch a scary movie that they say kids should not see. Perhaps nobody is truly immune from the effects of violence on screens. When we humans sit down to watch a movie – a section of our mind may be aware that we are now watching a flat image and hearing...
Just think

Just think

I am, therefore I think. My brain — and yours — is fabulous.- More cells than stars in the known universe, I have heard.- Able to process I don’t know how many bits of data, while still forgetting where my car keys are. No doubt our brains are a miracle, allowing for...
No Meaning?

No Meaning?

After the “Great Generation” (my parents) came the “Baby Boomers” and we got more public attention than any generation before it. In Western Europe and the USA, starting in the 1960s there was “The Revolution” — protests  and a general rejection of many...
What to leave behind

What to leave behind

If you, like I, are born before 1950 or thereabout, you may be considering what you would like to leave behind, besides money (if you have any), property and/or goods. What you have learned from your life that could be valuable to future generations? What do you know...
Life is Analogue

Life is Analogue

PS: The picture above is me (a bit younger) and good friend & analogue engineer, Lars Vester Petersen, MantraSound — both in Denmark at the time. To my brothers and sisters who play music: After 50 years of performing and sound-engineering I have just one thing to...