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On a summer's day but always leading to a God not worrying about changing or chastising his broken children but singing in a low guttural hum forged in the heat of his passion for humans a God almighty love song Just like a sweet old hymn can rekindle even a doubting cynic's longing for God Madeira's beckoning voice can turn a wandering heart toward home with laughter and hope. I rarely read biographies I tend to stick with fiction which reveals truth However Madeira is an elouent storyteller using his own truth to reveal universal truth

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God on the Rocks

Musician and songwriter Phil Madeira turns his talent for evocative lyricism from the stage to the page as he invites us to wander with him on his relentless search for God From a joke involving a glass eye in a family that doesn't always see eye to eye a judgmental Grandmonster who makes an almost redeeming connection in her final moments or a crumbling marriage and the surpri. I have heard Phil s names many times over the years as he s played produced or written songs by many of my favorite artists but despite all of this I never had the opportunity to catch him at a show or meet him This changed a couple of weeks ago when I caught him at the Nowhere Else Festival in Ohio My wife and I loved him His authentic self came out as he spoke between songs and there was something special that we resonated with I picked up this book after his set and started reading it that night The honest and slightly sarcastic personality that we saw on stage is on every page of this amazing memoir I had trouble putting it down and read it in a few days It was one of those memoirs that resonated strong with me and I could related to many of the same feelings that he expressed including family life and church He was speaking from the heart and in turn touched my soul in a deep waySo thanks you Phil for letting it out and sharing part of your soul with us

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Se of new love Madeira's raw and tender stories illustrate the journey we all share along with wise reflections to get through it Roaming from his evangelical roots to discover a successful career in Americana music Madeira boils away the detritus of religion to discover a faith on the rocks sometimes leaving him stranded on the rocky shore sometimes savored like a smooth drink. Phil Madeira a multi instrumentalist songwriter and member of Emmylou Harris traveling band offers a series of short journal like reflections on faith art music friendship and the challenges of their somtetimes tenuous intersections Madeira may be known first and foremost as a musician but he is a surprisingly gifted writer of prose with an uncanny ability to craft memorable turns of phrases that cause one to stop in his or her tracks and say Wow He just expressed what I ve always felt and wanted to say but didn t know howor wasn t courageous enough to articulate myself


10 thoughts on “God on the Rocks

  1. says:

    It's tough to review this objectively because the author is my uncle It was fascinating to read his stories some of which were very familiar to me others which I had never heard The book definitely shed light on him as a person beyon

  2. says:

    While not a terrible book it was a disappointment I guess I had some unrealistic expectations after finding out that Madeira played with Phil Keaggy and Emmylou Harris a friend and I recently saw him with Emmylou at a concert in Cedar Falls Iowa I thought he'd come across as conservative his father was a Baptist minster but that was not the case While I did enjoy his stories of the musical collaborations he's been inv

  3. says:

    I have heard Phil's names many times over the years as he's played produced or written songs by many of my favorite artists but despite all of this I never had the opportunity to catch him at a show or meet him This changed a couple of weeks ago when I caught him at the Nowhere Else Festival in Ohio My wife and I loved him His authentic self came out as he spoke between songs and there was something special

  4. says:

    Phil Madeira a multi instrumentalist songwriter and member of Emmylou Harris' traveling band offers a series of short journal like reflections on faith art music friendship and the challenges of their somtetimes tenuous intersections Madeira may be known first and foremost as a musician but he is a surprisingly gifted writer of prose with an uncanny ability to craft memorable turns of phrases that cause one to stop in

  5. says:

    Phil Madeira's book brings readers into his life He has woven an intricate look at the people and experiences that have shaped his years on this great planet and puts into words the struggles of growing up being true to oneself and above all being true to God the Creator Loved this book and highly recommend it

  6. says:

    Very easy to read and non preachy religion This guy is v talented as a writer and I plan to add my fave parts i

  7. says:

    This book is too cute by half I'll bet the author is a great guy and someone fun to hang out with But witticisms are delicate tools a

  8. says:

    I rarely read biographies I tend to stick with fiction which reveals truth However Madeira is an elouent storyteller using his own truth to reveal universal truth

  9. says:

    I love his transparency and the uality of his writing He invites the reader into his life journey and takes you fully into the good and bad time

  10. says:

    This was a complete surprise and delight honestly I was absolutely taken aback by the beauty of his writing I have no idea really o

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