So nice, we'll post this song twice!... Especially because there were some technical difficulties with the downloads last time. If you were unable to download Taro's song, we apologize. You shouldn't have any trouble this time.
Also, we're looking for more awesome artists/songs to feature on our site. If you or anyone you know is interested in submitting a song, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
posted by MAYA November 15, 2009 7:48 PM General comments (0)
For this week's dose of optimism, I present to you featured artists, The Jaik Miller Band (JMB) with "Your Own Light." If you haven't noticed yet, we're optimists here at TheDreamContinued, and we LOVE positive, powerful lyrics and music that gets you moving.
JMB's song opens with a reference to a dream, saying, "I can dream without even trying." I think we all dream without even trying -- at least at some point in our lives. ...>> full
posted by MAYA October 25, 2009 9:14 PM General comments (0)
... begins with me." This line from this week's featured song, "Our Song," by Helen Mottee is something that I try to remember daily. "The road to peace begins with me." It seems almost cliche, but the truest things often do. If we cannot have peace in our hearts, then how can we hope to have it in our homes, communities, and nations?
But, at the same time, peace is not ONLY in our ...>> full
posted by MAYA August 30, 2009 10:29 PM General comments (0)
We are still marching. Not just here, in the United States, but all over the world. Just ask voters in Iran and Afghanistan. There is still work to be done. So, we keep on marching.
I have always been fascinated by the march -- the simple act of walking peacefully, yet very intentionally, in solidarity. It is surprisingly powerful (or, at least, I am often surprised by its power). This is the subject of this ...>> full
posted by MAYA August 23, 2009 10:42 PM General comments (0)
The wonderful thing about inspiration is how it begets more inspiration. Take any inspired moment and you may be able to trace it backward and extrapolate it forward through generations. And though it may be possible to retrospectively identify the individuals, ideas, and decisions that cumulatively inspire a given action, its influence may ripple outward in unexpected and seemingly unrelated ways.
Obviously, the inspiration for this project is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr -- ...>> full
posted by MAYA March 09, 2009 1:32 PM General