Song of Peace

Listen:  Song of Peace This song is a mid-Pandemic creation, composed and performed entirely virtually by Portland’s IRC Band, whose members, Rick Brodner, Rory Cowal, Brett Hackett, and Trudi Lee Richards look forward to one day meeting and making music

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Lost Technologies

Lost Technologies I remember the Telephone.There was only onein our house,a shiny black plastic contraptionenthroned on a little table in the living room. Everyone was at its beck and callsince it was attachedby a wire to the walland was thereforethe very oppositeof mobile.

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Blessings

Listen to audio….Blessings I know all too wellthat living often seemsto bring nothingbut grief. Neverthelesson this extraordinary dayI give thanks,and thanks, and more thanks because somehowfor no reason at allI have suddenly been filled with Light.  Lightfrom who knows whereor how –all I

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Joy

Today I surrender. At last, my silent friend and inscrutable companion, you have made it abundantly clear that Joy has nothing to do with getting what I want. That Joy is no mere vanilla flavored emotion but the unreasonable Fire

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