Category Archives: Positive healing effects of music

“How do you catch anything with no hook on your line?”

I enjoy just fishing with just a weight on the line-no hook. I’m not intending to catch any fish, but I do enjoy casting, reeling and the experience of being in nature. Someone once asked me: “How do you catch … Continue reading

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The power of music to heal hearts and minds.

The power of music to heal hearts and minds is universal and knows no boundaries.  When words blind us and fail to bridge the gap, a song can unite us in melody and harmony.  

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When in doubt….

Sing, tap you feet and smile!  

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The power of your choice is in your heart.

We are either teaching one another to fear, hate and discriminate each other or we are teaching acceptance, forgiveness and love for one another. Either way, the power of choice is ours to choose.            

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Who do we accept and listen to in life?

The labels and judgments that we place upon another person do not make us better people.  In fact, that act has quite the opposite effect and limits our own abilities.  Make time to listen and understand one another.  Many problems … Continue reading

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Why each day should be Earth Day.

  There is only one Earth. “Only when the last tree has died, and the last river has been poisoned, and the last fish has been caught, will we realize that we can’t eat money.” ~Cree Proverb  

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We are failing each other.

This morning, I had just finished reading “Nurturing Healing Love” by Scarlett Lewis.  Her son was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.  I looked at the headline news to read that a teenager had gone on a stabbing … Continue reading

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Learn and teach how to care and be fully human.

Learn and teach how to be human, for we have forgotten and/or have been blinded by our own ignorance and prejudice. Two days ago, I learned of a soldier who went on a shooting rampage at a military base, and … Continue reading

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How do you change mindsets?

  How do you change mindsets? I suspect that Pete Seeger’s name has not come up in books or courses on change management, leadership development, team engagement or how to become a change agent? Yet, here was one passionate man … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, what is your dream?   Teacher’s inspiring story:    

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