One of my favorite things about the holiday season is the music. Some of my fondest holiday memories are of the years spent in the choir loft singing in Christmas cantatas, playing in the Orchestra for Handel’s Messiah, ringing in the bell choir, and processing down the aisle by candlelight on Christmas Eve. I loveContinue reading “Sing a Song of Joy!”
Bob and I live in a lakeside senior-mobile home/RV community called Lakewood Village. A large part of the natural beauty drawing people here is the large trees. But this little piece of heaven where we live is in Oklahoma which means we don’t have dirt, we have largely clay and rock. As large and, beautifulContinue reading “Trees without deep roots fall”
In the stillness of this moment there is peace…
Enjoy this sweet, enchanting video of an old childhood favorite.
If not us then who? Let’s Talk About It We are talking about Celebration this month in The Espirational Community on Facebook. While due to the founders of this site’s personal backgrounds this is a Christ based Website this site and The Espirational Community is a place for people of all faithsContinue reading “Do Something”
You may be familiar with these words from the beautiful poetry of the third chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible. Or perhaps you are more familiar with the musical setting by Pete Seegar known as Turn, Turn, Turn or popular renditions by Judy Collins or The Byrds. These are words people turnContinue reading “To Everything There is a Season…”
“Music is a supernatural force on the earth. It has the power to transform the heart and mind.” ― Kathy McClary, A Kid’s Study Guide To Praise
“The positive effect music has in our lives is understated. It can influence mind-state and motivate us to reach for the stars.” ― Independent Zen