Christmas Carols For You

It’s Christmas Eve. I’m on holiday spending time with family. I hope you have an opportunity to spend time with your loved ones, too. Enjoy this small selection of some of my favorite Christmas carols. Carol of the Bells by The Piano Guys Little Drummer Boy by Pentatonix Christmas Cannon by Trans Siberian Orchestra We Wish You A Merry Christmas by Celtic Woman   I hope you enjoyed these Christmas Carols. May you and yours have a safe and happy holiday! Merry Christmas!

Music Mood Makers for you and me. What music do you listen to?

Musical Mood Makers for You and Me

Music is an almost universal language. It expresses moods and has the power to change moods. And for most of us music touches memories. So I’m asking for your musical favorites today. What piece of music always makes you tap your feet (or get up and dance)? This one always makes me want to get up out of my seat: Can you name a song or movie score that reminds you of a special time in your life? Are you surprised at my choice? This was a third date movie, the date my sweet husband-to-be invited my thirteen-year-old son along. Kind of cinched the deal. What song or music do you play when you feel sad? Do I have to pick just one? Here’s one of the saddest ones I’ve ever heard. Name your most romantic music. This one may be the hardest for me to answer. I have a long, long list. Today, I’ll answer with this one. Which song do you ALWAYS sing along with? My answer includes many different piece of music but right now there’s one in particular that I’ve sung for years and years. Which piece of music is the most inspiring? Yours may not […]

Celebrating Freedom and Remembering Freedom Isn’t Free

This has been the month for celebrating freedom and remembering freedom isn’t free. So to bring my celebrating freedom series of posts to a close, I’ve created a short video. If you don’t have the time for the video, scroll down for the transcript (though you’ll miss out on cool images and great music).   Remember What Freedom Is Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. ~ Albert Camus   For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. ~ Nelson Mandela   Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche    Freedom is not the right to live as we please, but the right to find how we ought to live in order to fulfill our potential. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. ~ Peter Marshall   Who Deserves Freedom? Freedom, in any case, is only possible by constantly struggling for it. ~ Albert Einstein   In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; […]