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David Troy Francis

David Troy Francis in Concert

Music of Rachmaninoff, Gershwin & American Hymns David Troy Francis is an exciting, authoritative performer described by the Los Angeles Times as consistently absorbing, whether in lyrical repose or compulsive fury. Mr. Francis has recorded eight cds ranging from his unique arrangements of American Hymns to the world premiere recording of Pulitzer Prize winning composer …

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Radical Acceptance

Lydia Scott To be at peace, truly at peace, you must be able to accept and understand. Radical acceptance is an idea that you can accept anything that occurs in your life or other people’s lives and be at peace. You can forgive people, or even institutions and organizations. Acceptance does not mean that you …

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Foul! A Story.

RF Wilson When old lady Cheminski disappeared after Christmas that year, we didn’t think much about it except it was nice to not have her yelling all the time. She was always shooing the birds out of her flower garden, hollering at dogs who wandered into her yard, yelling at us because we were kids. …

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Elise Okrend Meditation Pond

What is the truth about you?

Phil Okrend One of my favorite movies of all time is “The Wizard of Oz.” This timeless tale of Dorothy, her little dog Toto and her three friends, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion has touched generations of children and adults alike. I invite you to stroll down the Yellow Brick Road …

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