“The Music Department is an alternate universe where pupils are often unrecognizable from who they are outside of it. The shy become confident. The agitated become calm. The lonely become included. The quiet become heard. And the lost become found. Music reveals the real child.”
— Vaughan Fleischfresser

Seven sentences I wish I had read a long time ago…

These hard times, this pain, these lessons…one day they’ll be your strength, your awareness, your blessings.

Stop expecting honestoy from people who lie to themselves.

You’ll never look good trying to make someone look bad.

Save your explanation for those that are determined to understand you…and give your silence to those that are determined to misunderstand you.

Your life is too short to be unhappy 5 days a week in exchange for 2 days of freedom.

Anything you LOSE when you stand up for yourself, protect your boundaries and begin to grow…was not meant to STAY.

Don’t be upset about being disrespected by people you don’t respect.

If you are easily provoked you are easily controlled…restraint is a superpower.

Relax, and float.

“To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.” – Alan Watts