Spiritual

  • Jerry Collins: “18” – conscious storytelling and sweetly alluring melodies

    Our moods are shaped by the music we listen to. Everyone should have an inspiring playlist they deploy specifically when they’re feeling glum, downtrodden, or even when they’re already in a great mood but need a little confirmation. Sometimes we need an emotional lift, other times we require spiritual...
  • Jerry Collins: “Through His Tears” – a calling written in stone

    Lyricist Jerry Collins has been featured on our network of music magazines in numerous occasions. Fresh out of the blocks in November 2016 Jerry, a BMI affiliate, set about putting lyrics to country music tunes. Five month later he had switched to Christian/Gospel music, and by July of this...
  • Jerry Collins: “Arisen” uses the discipline of engagement

    There are two broad categories of spiritual disciplines: those that lead us to disengage from our normal routines and those that lead us to intentionally engage God. Good songwriting has a sort of symbiotic relationship with the spiritual disciplines: practicing the spiritual disciplines helps songwriting and songwriting itself can...