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For the families of all Chilean miners and their safe return…

on October 12, 2010 - 11:14pm

'With Every Breath'

With every breath you take
I feel my heart beat stronger
While our eyes meet with so much care
We could not help but to stare
Into one another’s soul

In my thoughts I need you here
To comfort me I bring you near
With every breath
I want you more
To hold onto my fading soul

Within the silence of my world
Through the night I lay alone
With every breath I look to see
For when you will return for me

I only hope you’ll hold me close
Wrap your loving arms around my soul
And excite my world once more
So I can fall into your eyes again

With every beat of your heart I'll be feeling
I’ll rest peacefully to the rhythm of your breathing
And crave you even more

With every breath

You mean only
That much more

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A hard decision that was not so hard…

on October 12, 2010 - 9:42pm

I have been feeling a strong 'need' to go to the Sierra Mountains lately. It’s like John Muir said: “The Mountains are calling and I must go”. I tried supplementing with the coastal redwoods; which is close but it is just not the quite the same as the Sierras. Anyway in financially challenging times, I had to make a decision; which ended up with my not going to the Sierras because it means so much more to go to Josh’s next tour concert. Besides; the mountains aren’t going anywhere… or are they?... This is California!

I never thought that I would wait for a man again; under any circumstances, but Josh is 'The' one and only exception. So…
“Josh will be singing and I must go”.

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‘Voce Existe Em Mim’

on October 11, 2010 - 11:10pm

I’ve downloaded both ‘Hidden Away’ and ‘Voce Existe Em Mim’; they are different and unique from each other and yet have the same meaning. I am drawn toward the foreign language songs and ‘Voce Existe Em Mim’ struck my heart with vengeance in knowing the pain of holding onto a love that cannot be, still loving to the end.

If this is one of the songs that Josh wrote from his experiences, I don’t know how he can sing it without crying the tears that he sings about. The orchestration is at its best accompanied by the powerful 'heartbeat' of the all girl drum corps... but it’s Josh’s voice singing this love story from his heart that gives it life.

Exceptional song Josh!

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A new day begins

on October 1, 2010 - 12:24am

Dear Friends,

I have taken a cue from Josh to refresh my energies. So I have done a bit of housekeeping in my journal by removing most of the personal entries and leaving more of my stories of nature and my poems. I needed to shift that energy before I could begin to refresh my own physical energy. I must take some time to reconnect with nature and restore my heart.

I have chosen this next poem; which is the last poem in the chapter "Healing Spirit" from my book because it seemed appropriate as...

A new day begins

As I look upon what seem like a lifetime of yesterday’s sorrows
Who can say if the price was too high to pay
As it’s behind me now
And I look toward brighter tomorrows
With happy memories yet to make

Through the caring ways of one other

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Changing Seasons

on September 20, 2010 - 9:02pm

It is the time of year to feel the changing seasons in the air. Summer colors fade before bursting into autumn’s brilliant show with colors of red and ambers from orange to yellow gold. Trees shrouded in heavy autumn fog bring the sorrow of an end. A chill brought on the wings of a northern wind sweeps the autumn flakes from their branches sending them soaring into the air, they settle to earth to become clutched by winter’s dormant hands.

As with natures changing seasons, so do the seasons of my life and with a heavy heart I must step away, for a while, to breathe again.



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