I am thrilled to write this Spring Newsletter to you today.
April is a productive month for my literary life this year.
SONGS FOR THE PILGRIMAGE
by Lynda McKinney Lambert, C 2021
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From the Prologue and Epilogue of Songs for the Pilgrimage:
The word pilgrimage refers to a spiritual journey. Individuals commit to traveling to reach a predetermined destination, such as a shrine or holy place. The excursion is a trek from one location to another. Pilgrimage has been an abiding theme in my writing for several decades.
My first book, Concerti: Psalms for the Pilgrimage (Kota Press, 2002, now out of print), was inspired by my annual journeys to Salzburg, Austria, where I taught a month-long drawing and writing course. I revised and expanded that previous collection of stories, poems, historical notes, and journal entries for this new book. Songs for the Pilgrimage features writings and photographs I created over four decades. Publishing this new book nineteen years after the original book came out has been an exciting adventure. I worked on the revised and expanded new book nearly every day for the past year.
I conclude Songs for the Pilgrimage with an artist’s prayer which I wrote as a reflection on Psalm 23:
My studio is yours, Lord. Be my welcome guest today. Your goodness and unfailing kindness have been with me all my life. I have tried to make your glory visible in the works of art I have created. Someday I will close the door of my studio for the final time, but I will not be alone. Together, we will go to your home, where we will continue to collaborate on glorious projects throughout eternity. Amen.
Lynda McKinney Lambert’s previous four books are the chapbook first snow (2020), Star Signs: New and Selected Poems (2019), Walking by Inner Vision (2017), and Concerti: Psalms for the Pilgrimage (2002).
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Lynda McKinney Lambert
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