Kelly Carpenter

Kelly Carpenter…

Kelly is a world-renowned songwriter and instrumentalist.
He is passionate about enriching the lives of others
through the gift of music and the sharing of inspiring ideas.
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Music for the journey…

Life is a journey. And here you will find some “traveling” music.
Kelly creates music that inspires, motivates, and soothes, whether it be contemplative piano, sweeping cinematic soundscapes, or stirring anthems.
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Inspiration for the soul…

Here you will enjoy quotes, artwork, stories…
all about life, health, and creativity.
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Peace for the planet…

Kelly is passionate in his belief that it is truly possible to make the world a better and more peaceful place.
All about peace, justice, and compassion. Here are some of his thoughts as well as those of others.
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Latest Posts

Arghh, I’ve been hacked… and other news…

I have ignored this site for six years… sorry… meanwhile there was a data breach at GoDaddy last November, which I only learned about today. And apparently there is some sort of certificate issue and the site is now considered unsafe. Sorry again. I’ll get this sorted out. If you read my last post from 2016, you’ll notice someone had fun messing with my content. I decided to leave it that way for posterity’s sake and a good laugh.

If you’re still reading, bravo! I just retired almost a month ago and one of my retirement goals was to revive and put a website there. There is a whole story there, but I’m trying to get this done in the next day or two. Stay tuned.

Changes and changes on the way…

Hello all! I just recently moved this website to a new hosting company. (As of today, in fact.) So far, things seem to be working okay, but I haven’t tested everything yet. If something doesn’t work for you like you expect it, feel free to send me a note via the Contact page. I justContinue Reading

Another 20-year Anniversary is Here

It was 20 years ago this week when… …I almost died from pneumonia. Yep, that’s right! Many of you who knew me back that far may remember the event, but for those of you who don’t, here is the quick version of the story: I came down with a cold, which after about 10 days,Continue Reading

“Draw Me Close” Turns 20

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years, but it has. I wrote what has become my signature song, “Draw Me Close, in January of 1994. I came home from church on a Sunday, January 9th to be exact, and felt somewhat discouraged.Continue Reading