“Our once great western Christian civilization is dying. If this matters to followers of Jesus Christ, then we must set aside our denominational differences and work together to strengthen the things that remain and reclaim what has been lost. Evangelicals and Catholics must stand together to re-establish that former Christian culture and moral consensus. We have the numbers and the organization but the question is this: Do we have the will to win this present spiritual battle for Jesus Christ against secularism? Will we prayerfully and cooperatively work toward a new Christian spiritual revival ― or will we choose to hunker down in our churches and denominationalisms and watch everything sink into the spiritual and moral abyss of a New Dark Age?” - Mark Davis Pickup

Tuesday, March 10, 2015



Back in 2007 I wrote a post about disabled pianist Paul Wittgentein. It can be read at the link above. I called it "Shadows of suffering fade in the light of Christ".

Paul Wittgenstein
Paul Wittgenstein was a concert pianist who lost his right arm in World War 1. Rather than giving up he went on to a successful career playing piano for the left hand. His story illustrates the vast capacity of human beings to overcome adversity.

I want to show you piano for the left hand. Below is a link to Boris Berezovsky playing Chopin's Étude No. 12 Op. 10, "Revolutionary", as it was written. He follows with Polish American Leopold Godowsky's transcription for left hand of the same étude. There is a vast treasury of piano music for left hand only. It is a distinct discipline for serious students of piano.[1]

[Click on image below of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2nMUwdh1Wk 


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