Grace Notes #2020

Grace Notes By Heidi Hart James Ricks Grace Notes Ever since I was years old I d felt myself yearning to go astray For me that didn t mean drinking and cavorting with boys it meant being myself without fear from the bookWhat happens when a train
  • Title: Grace Notes
  • Author: Heidi Hart James Ricks
  • ISBN: 9780874807875
  • Page: 321
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Grace Notes By Heidi Hart James Ricks Ever since I was 10 years old, I d felt myself yearning to go astray For me, that didn t mean drinking and cavorting with boys it meant being myself without fear from the bookWhat happens when a trained singer who grew up in a house of vowels finds that her voice is not her own What happens when a woman loses the Mormon faith of her childhood and abandons the rit Ever since I was 10 years old, I d felt myself yearning to go astray For me, that didn t mean drinking and cavorting with boys it meant being myself without fear from the bookWhat happens when a trained singer who grew up in a house of vowels finds that her voice is not her own What happens when a woman loses the Mormon faith of her childhood and abandons the rituals she s always known What does a woman, already married for thirteen years by her early thirties, do when she realizes she has been lying for years How does one sing, with grace, from the heart In the spirit of Mary Catherine Bateson s Composing a Life and Kathleen Norris s Cloister Walk, Heidi Hart s luminous memoir retraces her search for an opening to her heart s path She finds that the religious life of her Latter day Saint family which includes a revered General Authority robs her of her voice and her spirit When she discovers Catharine, a mute, Quaker ancestor, Hart begins a vital journey a journey blessed by her devout and devoted husband a journey that leads her as she studies Zuni mythology, Jewish tradition, Benedictine monastic ritual, Emily Dickinson, and Saint Hildegard of Bingen a journey that leads her to a place that feels like home the company of Friends, the Quaker community of Salt Lake City.With grace and lyricism, Hart shares the private, personal wisdom she has earned in her community of friends, a community that embraces silences and dissonance, a place where she can t keep from singing.
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    1. In spite of her justified critism of the Morman male dominance, I find her husband to be unusually understanding and supportive How many men would move across country with a newborn baby to allow their wife to study music and poetry It is to the credit of both of them that they were able to stay married and allow each to follow their spiritual journeys, to share spiritually while he continued in the Morman church and she with the Quakers It gives hope that some Mormans at least are open to shari [...]


    2. I read this book immediately after Richard Powers s In The Time Of Our Singing and spent the first three chapters thinking this was fiction Heidi Hart s delicate prose certainly lends itself to that.In reality this is a quiet, contemplative, yet taut memoir of coming to terms with an emotionally void childhood, an early marriage, and a strict Mormon faith Unlike some contemporary ex Mormon writers she doesn t rebel, but explores the root of her disquiet and finds ways to grow The memoir is very [...]


    3. Heidi s journey flows melodically, rarely straying from the theme of the book finding her voice I admire her courage and honesty, and I like how she seeks meaning in her own life by turning to the lives of her ancestors Having grown up as a Mormon in Salt Lake, I can relate to some of what she writes I, too have had to take a good look at my beliefs and find out what is true for myself However, I don t get the sense that Heidi is truly released or free after reading through the pages Perhaps she [...]


    4. Grace Notes is a personal memoir of a young woman, raised Mormon, who eventually finds and joins the Quakers For me, it was made interesting by the musical connection she is also a voice teacher whose mother was also a voice teacher, and her spiritual development is parallelled by her finding of a voice , both literal and figurative It provides much food for thought on the spiritual side of music It takes me back to a workshop with Scottish folksinger Jean Redpath in 1975, titled something like [...]


    5. This was a comforting read to me during a difficult time Hart s memoir documenting her transition of faith growing up as a Mormon in Salt Lake City and then transitioning on to Quakerism.




    6. This book was amazing So refreshing to read the journey of someone who left Mormonism but didn t abandon her faithldedpagesdistillery


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