From Despair to Joy

A wonderful caring friend read my last post and called immediately, concerned for my well-being.  How lucky am I to have such a friend!  So I thought I would dedicate this post to her and let her know my mood has swung back around as it always does. My moods are greatly affected by music…

Respite- It’s bigger than you think.

So my blog’s raison d’etre is to offer “respite to weary souls.”  I claim “it is no small thing.”  Let me offer proof: The things of respite–art, music, theater, writing, all forms of entertainment–remind us of why we do everything else.  Art-the beauty of creation; music-lifting the soul toward heaven, whatever music speaks to you;…