I always enjoy Brad’s “Awesome Stories.” This batch is especially close to my heart. Life Among Dolphins gives me hope that we can learn to respect and cherish these intelligent, social beings.
This week Awesome Stories brings you the medicine of music, giving, and nature.
The Medicine of Music
Music washes away the dust of everyday life from the soul. ~ Berthold Auerbach
Robert Gupta offers a very passionate talk about the power of music to heal. In his own life, he was wondering how to choose between music and medicine. Thankfully, he witnessed the power of music to transcend words and knew that music was his path. Robert offers many touching examples of how music has helped people with neurological challenges find words or relief from their illness. He mentions a woman with Parkinson’s who shakes continually but while listening to classical music found a few moments of relief. Another woman who had lost the capability of speech found words with music and singing. Research shows that music can touch deep places in our brains and emotions and even stimulate new growth in…
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