Hi everyone. Hope you are all well and continue to stay that way during this global health crisis we are facing. But in addition to protecting your physical wellness, what are you doing to stay mentally healthy today?
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I know we are still facing a serious situation but a new year gives us hope for the new days, seasons, opportunities & moments ahead. Still, music is something that will never change for me. It is my refuge, the most comforting part of my life & the one thing I consistently count on. So until a more normal semblance of life returns, I am going to share a song I listen to that helps me escape the current state of things, if only for a few minutes each day. And if this helps anyone else, even better.
“Wine comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That’s all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
I look at you, and I sigh”
That is one of my favorite poems by William Butler Yates. And despite being entitled “A Drinking Song”, I think of it more as a poem about life and love.
As for all I shall know for truth at this point in my life: .
Love is the answer, as John Lennon so eloquently put it, And love, of any kind and in any form, is all you need.
Music is at the heart of love. Both heal & speak to the soul.
Happy Valentine’s Day to all.
“There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known
Nothing you can see that isn’t shown
There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be
The Beatles in 1967 (L-R): Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison. (Image found online. Original source unknown.)
The Beatles: “All You Need Is Love” (1967, written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney).
I do not own the rights to anything. I am just sharing what I love and how I am coping with you.