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What I Cannot Change…..

by Carolyn on September 29, 2010

The serenity prayer reads: God, grant us the… Serenity to accept the things we cannot change, Courage to change the things we can, and the Wisdom to know the difference.       ~Reinhold Niebuhr Such simple words that have transcended time and space because they describe at their very core what we all crave. Serenity, courage and wisdom. My […]



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I heard this song at work today and I remembered that when it was released, I read that Kelly Clarkson had written it about the impact that her parent’s divorce has had on her since she was six years old.  But when Breakaway, this song’s album was released, I wasn’t as in tuned with all things divorce like I am now.  Today, I […]



The Soundtrack of My Life

by Carolyn on January 23, 2010

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One of my first posts was entitled Anthems.  In it, I shared my personal anthems and wrote about the connection between our music preferences and the essence of who we really are.  Here’s an excerpt: “ establishes a truly emotional connection with each of us.  And that connection makes our music preferences a very personal […]




by Carolyn on June 30, 2009

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My friend Frank Fradella produces a weekly podcast called LINGO.  It is a collection of hand picked world pop music with the premise behind it being that music in and of itself transcends language and culture.  And I think he’s right.  I’m not a big listener of world music, but I’ve really enjoyed listening to […]