Art, music and yoga by Linda Dias Art, Music, Yoga by Linda Dias
It was a beautiful summer day on Cape Cod. I sat outside tinkering with my harp and marveling at the perfect weather. As I wove my way through various chord progressions, I found a melody that reminded me of something. The pattern of notes sounded delicate and implied movement and grace. The memory was of a small music box I had as a child. Its wooden lid opened and a glass window displayed the intricate workings that created the wandering tune.
As I repeated the melody and added and shifted notes, it became apparent to me that this small wooden box held similarities with us humans. Yes-the spirit is strong AND (not but) there are delicate workings below the surface.
Taking care of the mind, body and spirit can be achieved in many ways. For me, the harp is my self-care. It's my respite from the hectic world and my busy mind.
Are you looking for ways to take better care of yourself? Think outside the box. Notice what you're drawn toward or perhaps what you used to be drawn to as a child. If it's music, consider spending some time listening to what soothes your mind, body, spirit.
So here it is-my Cape Cod summer day composition, Gentle Turning, performed on my 26 string harp. Enjoy:)