The Mindful Bard: Alive
by Wanda Waterman
The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 26 2014-06-27
“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity.”
– Billy Joel
“Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
I remember an English professor at Dalhousie who taught us that if we had a thought that we couldn’t put into words, perhaps we should consider that it wasn’t really a thought. At the time this made perfect sense. But although it was a great way to push us to become better writers, time and experience later taught me that some thoughts and feelings run too deep for words. Nothing illustrates this better than the music of Hiromi. (Read the article here.)