Threes and Sevens are Magic Numbers

There is something beautiful and mysterious about the number three. To the ancient Greeks, 1 stood for unity and 2 for chaos. The combination of the two – the numeral 3 – stood for harmony. In the Christian church, God is a trinity – the father, son, and Holy Spirit – and Jesus spent threeContinue reading “Threes and Sevens are Magic Numbers”

Sometimes A Candle

  Sometimes a candle Can be a torch I’ll carry this one through the storm Sometimes a candle Is the only thing left When nothing else can keep me warm Sometimes a candle Lights the way forward On an ever-darkening path Sometimes a candle Lights the face of a lover With a softness that nothingContinue reading “Sometimes A Candle”

Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, born on this day 178 years ago, was the first Russian composer whose music became popular around the world. His three ballets – The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and The Sleeping Beauty – are all classics, still performed today. Tchaikovsky’s homosexuality is still denied by the government of his famously homophobic homeland. AtContinue reading “Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky”