Sounds of Home – Twelve Again

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the January 12th edition of Sounds of Home!

Evening Star

Evening star up yonder,
Teach me like you to wander
Willing and obediently
The path that God ordained for me!
Evening Star up yonder!

Teach me, gentle flowers,
To wait for springtime showers,
In this winter world to grow,
Green and strong beneath the snow!
Teach me, gentle flowers!

Teach me, lonely heather,
Where songbirds nest together,
Though my life should seem unblest,
To keep a song within my breast!
Teach me, lonely heather!

Mighty ocean, teach me,
To do the task that needs me,
And reflect, as days depart,
Heaven’s peace within my heart!
Mighty ocean, teach me!

Shady lanes, refreshing,
Teach me to be a blessing
To some weary soul each day,
Friends or foes who pass my way!
Shady lanes, refreshing!

Evening sun, descending,
Teach me, when life is ending,
Night shall pass and I, like you,
Shall rise again, where life if new!
Teach me, sun descending!

Text: Chr. Richardt; trans. by S.D. Rodholm
Music: Carl Mortensen


Like to lend your voice?

Our upcoming theme is “slide”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, January 18th.

Sounds of Home – Twelve

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the January 4th edition of Sounds of Home!

The Crabfish

There was a little man and he had a little wife
and he loved her as much as he loved his life.

Refrain:
Mash a row dow dow dow diddle all the day,
Mash a row dow dow dow diddle all the day.

One hour in the night, his wife grew sick,
and all that she wanted was a little crab fish…

Then her husband arose and put on his clothes,
and down to the seaside he followed his nose...

“O fisherman. O fisherman, can you tell me,
have you a little crabfish you could sell to me?

“O yes, O yes. I have one, two, and three,
and the best of them I will sell to thee”…

So he caught him and bought him and put him in a dish,
and he said, “Oh wife, put your nose to this“…

Then his wife just to smell him popped up from her clothes,
and the crawfish popped up and grabbed her by the nose…

“Oh help, dear husband; come hither, do you hear?”
But the crabfish had already grabbed him by the ear…

And so my friends, if for a crawfish you thirst;
please try to remember to cook him first...

folk song


Our January 12th theme is “slide”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, January 11th.

Sounds of Home – Christmas Cheer

Tuesdays at 2pm

This week’s Sounds of Home episode is the “West Denmark Christmas Cheer Share Show”! As the show includes many videos and photos as well as audio, the program will be shared as a link sent out via email, instead of on our public webpage. Check your inbox around 5pm today for a link to the video!

If you did not receive a link, or have trouble viewing the video, please contact Chris Tou at tou.chr@gmail.com

Merry Christmas, everyone!


Our January 5th theme is “twelve”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, January 4th.

Sounds of Home – Prepare

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the December 22nd edition of Sounds of Home!

Let it Snow

Oh, the weather outside is frightful,
but the fire is so delightful.
And since we’ve no place to go,
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

It doesn’t show signs of stopping
and I brought some corn for popping;
the lights are turned way down low,
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

When we finally kiss goodnight,
how I’ll hate going out in the storm!
But if you’ll really hold me tight,
all the way home I’ll be warm.

The fire is slowly dying,
and my dear, we’re still goodbye-ing.
But as long as you love me so,
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

Text: Sammy Cahn
Music: Jule Styne; arr. Dan Coates


Like to lend your voice?
Our upcoming program will be the WD Christmas Cheer Share Show
an audio/visual Christmas Card that will be sent out via email.

Remember, submissions don’t have to be grand, artful or profound. (Of course, some of them will be all three.)  We just want to see your faces, the two of you around the table, the four of you singing, the twenty of you dancing around your tree. Whatever you come up with and share will be, by its very nature, wonderful. Submissions (photographs, audio and video recordings) should be sent to Chris T. at his email address:  tou.chr@gmail.com by 5:00pm on Sunday 12/27. 


Our January 5th theme is “twelve”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, January 4th.

Sounds of Home – Maintenance

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the December 15th edition of Sounds of Home!

Down by the Riverside

Gonna lay down my sword and shield,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside.
Gonna lay down my sword and shield,
Down by the riverside,
I’ll study war no more.

Chorus
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more.
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more.

Gonna walk with the Prince of Peace,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside.
Gonna walk with the Prince of Peace,
Down by the riverside,
I’ll study war no more. Chorus

Gonna shake hands around the world,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside.
Gonna shake hands around the world,
Down by the riverside,
I’ll study war no more. Chorus

Spiritual


Like to lend your voice?
Our upcoming theme is “prepare”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, December 21st.

Sounds of Home – Paint

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the December 8th edition of Sounds of Home!

Colors

I am green today
I chirp with joy like a cricket song.
I am gray today
Gloomy and damp like a morning fog.
I am orange today
Loud and messy like finger paint on the wall.

I am red today
Hopping mad like a playground ball.
I am black today
Strong and tall like a great big bear.
I am purple today
Bright and happy like a butterfly in the air.

I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world are in me.

I am yellow today
I shine my light out like the sun.
I am white today
Soft and quiet like new snow.
I am blue today
Calm as glass and cool like the sea.

I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world are in me.
All the colors of the world are in me.

Song by Kira Willey
from her album, Dance for the Sun
www.kirawilley.com


Like to lend your voice?
Our upcoming theme is “maintenance”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, December 14th.

Sounds of Home – Quit

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the December 1st edition of Sounds of Home!

Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

Chorus:
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen,
Nobody knows but Jesus.
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen,
Glory Hallelujah.

Sometimes I’m up, sometimes I’m down, oh yes, Lord.
Sometimes I’m almost to the ground, oh yes, Lord.
Chorus

Now, you may think that I don’t know, oh yes, Lord.
But I’ve had trouble here below, oh yes, Lord.
Chorus

One day when I was walking’ along, oh yes, Lord.
The sky opened up and love came down, oh yes, Lord.
Chorus

Traditional


Like to lend your voice?
Our upcoming theme is “paint”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, December 7th.

Sounds of Home – Thanks

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the November 24th edition of Sounds of Home!

The Fox

The fox went out on a chilly night
He prayed for the moon to give him light
For he’d many a mile to go that night
Before he reached the town-o, town-o, town-o
He had many a mile to go that night
Before he reached the town-o

He ran till he came to the farmer’s pen
The ducks and the geese were kept therein
He said, “a couple of you are gonna grease my chin
Before I leave this town-o, town-o, town-o
A couple of you are gonna grease my chin
Before I leave this town-o.”

He grabbed the great goose by the neck
And he threw a duck across his back
And didn’t mind their quack, quack, quack
And their legs all dangling down-0, down-o, down-o
He didn’t mind their quack, quack, quack
And their legs all dangling down-o.

The old grey woman jumped out of bed
Out of the window she popped her head
Crying, “John, John, the great goose is gone,
And the fox is on the town-o, town-o, town-o!
John, John, the great goose is gone,
And the fox is on the town-o!”

Then John, he went to the top of the hill
Blowed his horn both loud and shrill
The fox he said, “I better flee with my kill,
Or they’ll soon be on my trail-o, trail-o, trail-o!”
The fox he said, “I better flee with my kill,
Or they’ll soon be on my trail-o!”

He ran till he came to his cozy den
And there were the little ones eight, nine, ten
Sayin’, “Daddy, Daddy, better go back again,
For it must be a mighty fine town-o, town-o, town-o!”
Sayin’ “Daddy, Daddy, better go back again,
For it must be a mighty fine town-o!”

The fox and his wife, without any strife
Cut up the goose with a fork and a knife
They never had such a supper in their life
And the little ones chewed on the bones-o, bones-o, bones-o
They never had such a supper in their life
And the little ones chewed on the bones-o

English folk song


A Poem by Emily Dickinson

Most she touched me by her muteness —
Most she won me by the way
She presented her small figure —
Plea itself — for Charity —

Were a Crumb my whole possession —
Were there famine in the land —
Were it my resource from starving —
Could I such a plea withstand —

Not upon her knee to thank me
Sank this Beggar from the Sky —
But the Crumb partook — departed —
And returned On High —

I supposed — when sudden
Such a Praise began
‘Twas as Space sat singing
To herself — and men —

‘Twas the Winged Beggar —
Afterward I learned
To her Benefactor
Making Gratitude


Like to lend your voice?
Our upcoming theme is “quit”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, 
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, November 30th.

Sounds of Home – Broke

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the November 17th edition of Sounds of Home!

Morning Has Broken

Morning has broken like the first morning.
Blackbird has spoken like the first bird.
Praise for the singing! Praise for the morning!
Praise for them, springing fresh from the word.

Sweet the rain’s new fall sunlit from heaven,
like the first dewfall on the first grass.
Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden
sprung in completeness where God’s feet pass.

Mine is the sunlight! Mine is the morning,
born of the one light Eden saw play.
Praise with elation, praise every morning.
God’s recreation of the new day!

Text: Eleanor Farjeon
Music: Gaelic tune; arr. hymnal version
ELW #556


Like to lend your voice?
For Thanksgiving week, our upcoming theme is “thanks”

If there is something you are thankful for, something that’s gone well for you lately, a shout out in gratitude you’d like to make, or anything else you’d like to share, we’re eager to hear from you! We hope to have a joyous program highlighting the bright spots in our lives and community.

For submissions, audio recordings are preferred and write-ins are welcome. Please send your recording or text to Molly at tulkmo1@luther.edu.

Submission deadline is Monday night, November 23rd.

Sounds of Home – Bicycle

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the November 10th edition of Sounds of Home!

Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)

There is a flower within my heart, Daisy, Daisy!
Planted one day by a glancing dart, planted by Daisy Bell!
Whether she loves me or loves me not, sometimes it’s hard to tell;
Yet I am longing to share the lot of beautiful Daisy Bell!

Chorus:
Daisy, Daisy,
Give me your answer, do!
I’m half crazy,
All for the love of you!
It won’t be a stylish marriage,
I can’t afford a carriage,
But you’ll look sweet on the seat
Of a bicycle built for two!

We will go “tandem” as man and wife, Daisy, Daisy!
“Ped’ling” away down the road of life, I and my Daisy Bell!
When the road’s dark we can both despise P’liceman and “lamps” as well;
There are “bright lights” in the dazzling eyes Of beautiful Daisy Bell!
Chorus

I will stand by you in “wheel” or woe, Daisy, Daisy!
You’ll be the bell(e) which I’ll ring you know! Sweet little Daisy Bell!
You’ll take the “lead” in each “trip” we take, Then if I don’t do well;
I will permit you to use the brake, My beautiful Daisy Bell!
Chorus

Song by Harry Dacre


Like to lend your voice?
Our upcoming theme is “broke”

If you have a response to this theme – whether a story or memory, original piece of writing or poetry, music, radio drama, or one-liner – the sky’s the limit –  or would like to guest host or lead a song to sing together, or have an item of “thanks” you would like to share,
we’re eager to hear from you!

To submit a response or word of thanks, 
please make an audio recording and email it to Molly
or send in a written response to be read aloud on the program.

Contact Molly at tulkmo01@luther.edu for information and submissions.
Submission deadline is Monday, November 16th.