Category Archives: Commentary

Music

Music is the wonder-filled vibration of the Universe. Do we really know the importance and tonality of music in our lives? If there were no music would we invent a rhythm to correspond with our being? I think so! All music is vibrational grace. What matters individually is that the collated vibration of the composition, the song, the melody, the tune, resonates in a harmonic tonality with us. When it does resonate, it is amplified back to the heart in an awesome appreciation of a…

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Courtesy and Manners

I think it’s time to talk about courtesy and manners again. I may be old. OK, I know I’m older, but not old in the sense of adelpated, at least not yet. I admit to being old fashioned, but submit that it is still appropriate when it comes to etiquette. I know I’m cranky off and on, but aren’t we all from time to time? I do admit to being a stickler when it comes to courtesy and manners. Here’s what I still do: When…

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Dogma

A special Sunday Post. Here is a blogger’s story out of Brazil. It is indicative of the Catholic Church’s role in our global society today. “A 9-year-old girl several times raped and made pregnant by her stepfather was guaranteed the right to have an abortion legally in Brazil. After the operation, the Roman Catholic Church excommunicated the mother, the doctor and the whole medical team responsible for the operation.” Let me state at the outset I was raised Catholic. I had a devout Irish Catholic…

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In The Air

Good Friday morning to all. We’ve had a couple of days of warmth here in the East. A harbinger of what’s to come and spring always brings out my muse. In The Air © 2009 Rolland G. Smith The ache of spring is in the airDespite the chill of winter’s fare.I see it in the buds of treesWhose pokes from ‘neath the twigs do please. For me a sadness in each springWhen birth and growth cannot re-bringThe energy of parted soulsWhose lives we shared with…

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