How Many Loaves?

In all four gospels, Jesus feeds 5,000 people with 5 loaves, and then 4,000 people with 7 loaves, and then asks his disciples (Matt 16:9-10, Mark 8:19-21) “How many loaves? How many baskets of leftovers?” (Answer: 12 & 7) Finally He asks, “Do you not yet understand?”  He seems to insist that the numbers of loaves and […]

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You Can Call Me Al

I am a wedding singer. At the last wedding where I sang, I offered as usual to sing a song of the couple’s choice, which is often their first dance. In this case the song was “You Can Call Me Al” by Paul Simon, from his wonderful album, Graceland. As I repeated the words over and over […]

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