I just want to say for the hundredth time that I am so very thankful for music. The right song at the right time……aahh….instant relief, or pick up, or energizing, or whatever it is that I need.
“Music is the shorthand of emotion.” – Leo Tolstoy
“Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer
“My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” ― Martin Luther
“I would rather write 10,000 notes than a single letter of the alphabet.” ― Ludwig Van Beethoven
It was a hard morning. Enough said. But as I drove in the car, I put on a favorite CD, cranked it up, and voila! After two minutes, I was singing, tapping the steering wheel, squiggle dancing in my seat. And what was that on my face? A smile. Truly miraculous.
Here are two musical selections for you pick from this morning if you need a pick-me-up. First one, if you need to dance. Second one, if you need to chill. Both great. Or find your own favorite style of music, put it on, and turn it up. Aaahhh….