Definition of Music:
Vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.
Synonyms of Music:
Notes, strains, tones, chords, sound; tune, melody, line, refrain, jingle, piece, etc.
These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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Love in fellowship.
We often hum and sing to ourselves because it makes us feel content. It is the melody itself that makes us feel good – words and thoughts do not matter.
Having hope for ourselves and for our universe is like having a melody always moving inside us. If we have faith in a power greater than ourselves, we will be able to find the melody of hope inside us at all times. –Today’s Gift | More…
A language for the world is music. It unites all peoples, cultures, religions and backgrounds; it points man beyond himself while at the same time breathing through him God’s glory. Music makes man wonder, enables him to dream, allows him to rest in the miracle of creativity.–Father Leo | More…
If you do not know any of the songs, ask an Elder to teach you. Get yourself a drum. When you sing a song and play the drum, you’ll be surprised how your mind, body, and spirit will react. Everything becomes calm and joyful. Our bodies love the songs. The songs allow us to touch the hand of the Creator. –Elders Meditations | More…