the queen of the Disco
has died here in Florida
Another of the greats
in voice who took us to our feet as we danced our butts off
and ohhhh how we loved to dance all night long
from MacArthur Park
while Working Hard For The Money
she wowed us
she moved the groove thing
and had us on our feet.
The moments, the Magic, the momentum she gave to the 70’s the 80’s…
Who am I kidding?
Many still have and listen to her music even now
and loved her through the years,
and their own storms of life.
Dance on Donna
thanks for the many times
we just danced and danced
as you gave us
The Last Dance!
We were blessed by your music;
let the music play on
in this world filled with at times what seems like
we can always count on and rely upon the music to soothe us, to move us and to make sense to our souls and heal us.
I read something last week that I had to chuckle about;
it was of course on Facebook
where some of the funniest things are said, this was no exception.
ON the busiest of social networking in the world, where you can see about any and everything.
From humor to nonsense, to inspiration, to griping and complaining to personal issues that would be best served left in the sanctity of homes
yet shared and viewed by millions.
But this one caught my eye and for some reason just made me laugh.
“Dear God, you’ve taken so many musicians and great talents over the last year. Do you think now you could thin the herd of politicians for awhile? Thank you!”
That just made me want to lay on my back and holler!
Perhaps that is what had this dolphin so joyous,
someone had thinned out that which makes dolphins crazy.
Moments like this picture make you know that magic is everywhere;
in music, in faith, in belief of greatness.
Momentum is gained only when we stand, and take baby steps that lead to big strides in moving from comfort zones to that which may at first be uncomfortable, while reaching for the next moment
Let the music move you, through memories, through the first note
even to five octaves of action
in ways unimagined.
Yes in times of what appears to be madness all around, or times of great struggle
it is then that one must use all their senses
all their Creator given talents
to listen hard to not only what is said, sung, and delivered.
But also to that which is not said,
and to determine madness from moments of magic
gain momentum in understanding, in truth from fiction from lies and truth.
And then the call to action
ability to stand is easier.
lest you fall for anything.
How bout that music of American Idol friends?
See the results last night?
Happy with them?
Now down to two standing;
was it the right two?
Did America get it right this time?
Who will walk away with the title this year?
Heaven only knows!!!
Candles lit here for
Thomas O’Brien out there in Texas;
his friend Kyle and Miss America now back to their homes after spending time with him and his Mom,
we continue to hold this young man and his Mom in prayer, thoughts and the light.
Today, do something wonderful for yourself,
It is Friday, have a joyful weekend.
Asking for prayers for those who are struggling; for EE in Colorado who is coping with ongoing health issues and not doing so well there,
a candle is lit for you friend,
asking our warriors to join me in that and prayers as well.
Also, today asking for thoughts and prayers for my family in
“thanking you now for that”
Sometimes you just have to faith it til’ you make it.
It just may be that if we stop for a second, and stop thinking about tomorrow, or next week,
we will realize that life really is about NOW
and it is those “moments” that are breathtaking.
Enjoy each moment, each octave, each memory, THIS DAY.
Blessings to each of you
“dance on Donna Summer, in the next place, I think many were waiting for the next dance as you stepped into heaven”.
Can you even imagine
the music on the other side?
Oh my goodness
the greats of all time joining in strings, percussion, horns,
as another of the greats
now the dancing in spirit land
will be all dancing on the galaxies
the clouds will be jumpin
as will the stars brighter
I can only imagine!
Walk in Beauty,
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- Donna Summer Dies At 63 (themoderatevoice.com)
- Her Last Dance (thelabyrinthguide.wordpress.com)
- RIP Donna Summer (jasonvonberg.wordpress.com)
- Disco Is Dead. So Is Donna Summer 😦 (rhymeetreason.com)
- How to Remember Donna Summer and Chuck Brown: Dance! (theroot.com)
- WATCH: Donna Summer’s Best Musical Moments (huffingtonpost.com)
- Donna Summer, RIP: Queen of Disco, Godmother of Techno [VIDEO] (coedmagazine.com)
- My music playlist for today (May 18, 2012 edition) (viewfrommiddleclass.wordpress.com)
- Howard Barbanel: The Last Dance: Donna Summer (1948-2012) (huffingtonpost.com)
- Heaven’s Choir Received A New Angelic Voice Today; RIP Donna Summer (morningerection.wordpress.com)