The 04/23/13 Joy Jar

22 Apr

 

It helps to have a glide path toward sleep. A cup of tea and soothing music, the kind of relaxation music moi likes many refer to as ‘background music.’ It is smoothing and helps one’s mind rest. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar is soothing bedtime music.

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”

Plato

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without”

Confucius

Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
Henri Matisse

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

Berthold Auerbach

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