Posts Tagged With ‘sorrow’

Tumare Darshan ~ The essence of Noosa

The Essence ~ Deva Premal

OK… something to end this very loooong, but very productive day. A song that I will always associate with a beautiful beach in a faraway land and a short strip of magical bistros and restaurants barely more than a stone’s throw from the beach. There were sacred sunrises, and uncanny […]

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Before and After ~ Stephen Mitchell’s Second Book of the Dao

The Second Book of the Tao ~ Stephen Mitchell

I was digging into Stephen Mitchell‘s The Second Book of the Dao one day back in January (over a lovely Red Snapper Soup @ Granville Island) when a passage in the second chapter inspired the following poem. Before and After Before sorrow, longing Before longing, anger Before anger, pain Before […]

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Grace on my mind, and in my heart ~ Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews Band ~ Grace is Gone -- Excuse me please, one more drink? via

Dave Matthews, prodigiously talented and prolific, a true minstrel of our times writing soulful, often doleful songs of our everyday experiences. Transcendent, luminescent, playful. His live performances bring together extraordinary musicians with nary a glorious note misplayed or misplaced. And at the center mic, leaving no doubt as to the […]

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