Do you give yourself rewards for the creative fire you offer the world? Yesterday, I gave myself one — the Washington National Opera’s production of Aida. Bathing in the music … Continue reading Aida: Art to Open the Heart
The world is a complicated place, yes? What’s fun for one is torture for another. And yet, some of us navigate our days with more resilience and joy, somehow. It … Continue reading Beauty, Brains and Bubbles: Three Tools for Building Inner Strength
Oh, family and cheer and those wahwah holiday songs, they can make us crazy! But it’s possible, very possible, to let go and enjoy their sweetness, by remembering to be … Continue reading Holiday Gatherings: Open Your Heart So You Can Open Your Mind to Love
Hope. Strength. Nothing fuels them like music that reminds us we are connected in real and powerful ways. Today I just want to share this song that lifts my heart … Continue reading Listen to the sound of hope and strength: One Voice with the Wailin’ Jennys
Oh, I am so heavy hearted lately, watching my Facebook and Twitter pages pile up with hero worship and villainizing of the Presidential candidates, and then anyone who agrees or disagrees. We are forgetting how to talk together, to see the whole picture. And it all starts with this tragic truth: putting someone on a pedestal can be just as dehumanizing as kicking them into the dirt.