art for the soul

…music and other creations — and how they affect my heart…

Arms Outstretched

I ran into a friend today, and I started to cry. No, I didn’t actually run into her—just the figurative collision. But the crying was

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Musing to the Music

I write to Josh Groban. No, not like sending him letters in the mail. Like playing his songs while I type. His music demands something.

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Public Speaking 101

I don’t know that I’d ever heard the song before that particular morning. Leastwise, I hadn’t REALLY heard it, where it penetrated not only my

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Out of My Hands

It’s hard. Just sitting, unable to make things happen, unable to change things, unable to move people or schedules or calendars. We live in an

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