Sunday Light and Word – Bell Ringers




June A






When the church bells ring, I don’t see the connection with spirituality. It’s a regimented factor chiding the followers back into faith. A spot check finger wag. And at the same time, the bells make music, music that is unleashed for the whole hearing nearness. Who can argue with morning and noon time bell ringing, once you separate it from the wagging fingers and the pontification?




by Hank Cherry

About Hank Cherry

Hank Cherry works as a photographer, filmmaker and writer in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in Slake, Southwestern American Literature, Poydras Review, and The Los Angeles Review of Books and he writes a column about the history of jazz for Offbeat. He is in post production on his first full-length documentary.
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