53: Songwriting and the Art of Christmas – An Interview with Ryan O’Neal (Sleeping At Last) – Art of the Sermon

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Guest: Ryan O’Neal – Songwriter and Musician (Sleeping At Last)
General Topic: Songwriting and the Art of Christmas

Introduction to Ryan (1:59)
Philosophy of songwriting (5:58)
Ryan’s relationship with faith and the Church (8:59)
The Enneagram Project and Ryan’s podcast (12:09)
Keeping up with the work (14:26)
Creative patterns and disciplines (20:44)
Artistry and clarity (24:20)
Christmas through the eyes of an artist (28:29)
Christmas music (31:43)
Introduction to “Snow” (36:04)
Favorite and most challenging project (39:43)
Impactful musicians and communicators (41:37)
Recommended resources (42:57)
How to follow Ryan (45:14)
“Snow” by Sleeping At Last (45:49)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Reaching out to our guest

Sleeping At Last on Spotify
@SleepingAtLast (Twitter)
@SleepingAtLast (Instagram)
@SleepingAtLast (Facebook)

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