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For the Soul is Music itself

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These Beautifully stirring and thought-provoking words were written by an inspiring fellow blogger (Ihsan at www.iithinks.wordpress.com). When I read them I was instantly swept away by their immensity and connotation.
How I Cherish this thought, that the Soul within each one of us is Music. How exceedingly lovely to think of the Soul as Melody, Harmony, Rhythm, Breath, Song, and Sweetly Symphonic Sound, all composed by the Great Maestro Himself, for the enjoyment of His Own Blessed Hearing and to Share that glorious sound for All others to Hear. To be caught up in the Expressive Concerto that is Spirit and to Sing in Chorus with that Divine Artist; to touch His Love, Grace, Joy, Hope, and Peace through the Beauty of Music is a Blessing and Privilege far beyond my truest Comprehension.

Imagine, if you will, Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Handel, or the like, coming directly to you with the express Purpose of sharing their masterpieces with you and you alone, asking only that you should enjoy the sounds, the sensations, the beauty of that playing so they might find Joy in that sweet Harmonious Union. Imagine sitting in the same room, listening in rapt silence, opening yourself to the Artful Majesty and Inexpressible Mystery of their most stunning orchestrations, allowing yourself to be swept away by the emotion and passion that Transcends Time with each and every note.

Yes, I’ve done that once or twice, and I’m sure you have done as well, if not one of those perhaps Chopin, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, (Depeche Mode?) Yes even modern music has the ability to capture us, transport us, to instill in us whatever emotion it intends. Music is one of the most powerful mysteries Mankind has ever known.

To digress for the briefest moment, one of my favourite movies, Immortal Beloved, expresses this mystery so poignantly. It is the story of Beethoven, his life, his loves, his music. In it, he briefly discusses the power of music with a fellow musician.

Ludwig van Beethoven: [in reference to “Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 47” – “Kreutzer”… ] “Do you like it?
Anton Felix Schindler: Shh!
Ludwig van Beethoven: I cannot hear them, but I know they are making a hash of it. What do you think? Music is… a dreadful thing. What is it? I don’t understand it. What does it mean?
Anton Felix Schindler: It – it exalts the soul.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Utter nonsense. If you hear a marching band, is your soul exalted? No, you march. If you hear a waltz, you dance. If you hear a mass, you take communion. It is the power of music to carry one directly into the mental state of the composer. The listener has no choice. It is like hypnotism.”

This power to connect directly to the Spirit must come from the Spirit itself, from the One who created the Spirit, there can be no other conclusion. It is only the human being that understands the intricacies of music; only the human who surrounds himself with such elaborate, stirring, glorious (or not) sounds and it must be because the Spirit itself yearns for that Sweet Communion. Communication between Divine Spirit and Created Spirit, crossing the barriers of Space, of Time, of Existence and Eternity; Touching and Understanding, if only for the briefest of moments through Melodious, Magical Symphony.

Words Spun through willowy Time

Echoing,

Enchanting

In Harmonious Rhyme

Song Sung in the Birth of Breath

Melody Woven

In Life

In Death

Tranquility Dancing in each phrase

Ancient Whispers of Forgotten Praise

Breathe in Me

Most Melodious Rhyme

Spin Your Magic

Like Symphony Sublime

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Delicate Touch of Unspoken Love

Echoing

Enchanting

From the Blissful Cosmos Above

Tapestry of poetic Calm

In Dapples of Light

In the Deep Breathless Balm

Patience Bending upon the Wing

Peaceful Unity Longing to Bring

Breathe in Me

O Most Melodious Rhyme

Weave your Serenity

A Masterpiece, Sublime!

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Sing Sweet Spirit

Touch my Heart

Wake my Mind

Sing in Me

So I Sing in Kind!

~Morgan~

Cynthia A. Morgan is the creator of the mythical realm of Jyndari and author of the epic YA fantasy Dark Fey Trilogy. The story shares the inspiration of positive hope; the resilience of love, and the power of forgiveness through a tale that is rich with beauty and horror alike. Recipient of numerous 5-Star reviews, included Reader’s Favorite, it has also been awarded the 2016 New Apple Award for excellence in fantasy. With an average Amazon rating of 4.7 out of 5.0 stars, Dark Fey transports readers into a realm of light and dark, hope and fear. Based in part on the true life events of the Lords Resistance Army, the story has ties to our own reality and shares the inspiration: The only way to Achieve Peace is to Become Peace.

Morgan is also the author of the popular blog “Booknvolume” where her ever-increasing number of followers are regularly treated to Morgan’s own brand of poetry, English Sonnets, and musings about life. Some of her other interests includes a deep love for animals and the environment. She is passionate about music and theatre; is frequently heard laughing; finds the mysteries of ancient times, spirituality, and the possibilities of life elsewhere in the cosmos intriguing. Morgan Believes in the power of Love, Hope and Forgiveness, all of which is reflected in her lyrically elegant writing style.

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