Musings on Music

By Alicia Moore “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou Music has changed the trajectory of my life; it has pulled me to shore, and pushed me out to sea. Music is my anchor, my life vest, my...

Finding Gratitude

By Alicia Moore I woke up in Leadville, Colorado this morning in a red tent surrounded by those tall, thin pine trees that look like they might topple over at the slightest gust. I woke to the sting of a crisp predawn, to darkness, stillness, silence. I am grateful...

The War for Compassion

By Alicia Moore Com·pas·sion /kəmˈpaSHən/ noun Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. “the victims should be treated with compassion” Disclaimer: When I say “we” or “our”, I’m not speaking about each individual. I’m...

For Love’s Sake

By Alicia Moore “Love is the only force on earth more powerful than gravity.” -Unknown I have been told throughout my life that I have a wild heart. A heart that is reckless, perhaps. A heart that speaks louder than any other part of me, definitely. A heart that so...

Quotes on Life, Love, and Stars

By Alicia Moore   “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” Oscar Wilde   “It is not the length of life, but depth of life.”      Ralph Waldo Emerson   “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.       It took...

Thoughts on Friendship and Impermanence

By Alicia Moore I was having brunch with an old friend last weekend, and we got to talking about friendship. I had recently lost a dear friend, and I was feeling inadequate. As we discussed the sad ending of this recent relationship I realized that I was no longer...

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