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Song Of The Soul
Song of the Soul invites you to a soul-level encounter. Music has the ability to proclaim the soul's language beyond what mere words can speak. That's what we seek as we invite our guests to share their Song of the Soul. You will hear the music that has charted the steps of their spiritual journey, that has provided a touchstone in the soul's dark night, and sung the hearts awe and joy when come to the Light. As you listen to Song of the Soul, you are both witness and companion to our guest's spiritual path and sacred testimony.

Song of the Soul guests provide about 25 minutes of the music that speaks of their spiritual path, beliefs or journey, and Mark Helpsmeet explores with them the relevance and meaning of this music to their experience. Some guests are musicians, perhaps sharing their own music, but most guests are simply sharing music they've been impacted by, written and performed by others.

The theme song for this program is by Cris Williamson and is called Song of the Soul. Please check out the wealth of great music Cris has gifted to the world.

Sailing on a Slow Movin' Train to Nowhere (10/21/2017)

Description Excerpts
Weekdays, Jim Phillips is a mild-mannered Chemistry prof at UW-EC, but after hours to transforms into a singer/songwriter, well-favored bass guitarist who has found a reborn calling to music after dramatic changes in his life.
Past/current religious/spiritual influences:
12 Step Spirituality, Earth-Based Spirituality, Eastern, Episcopalian, Non-affiliated, Unitarian Universalist

All the songs in this program are written & performed by Jim Phillips, unless otherwise noted:
Big Sky Wonder
Train Bound for Nowhere
Sail Away
Slow Movin' Train
World Gone Wrong - from Music Heals/Jen Hazen


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