Author Archives: SouthernGirl2

About SouthernGirl2

A Native Texan who adores baby kittens, loves horses, rodeos, pomegranates, & collect Eagles. Enjoys politics, games shows, & dancing to all types of music. Loves discussing and learning about different cultures. A Phi Theta Kappa lifetime member with a passion for Social & Civil Justice.

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Arrives In India

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Travel to India

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are going to India this weekend to attend Tuesday’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi — the first time an American president will be a guest at the event, which celebrates India’s democracy … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Posted in Christianity, Current Events, Gospel, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics, Praise, Spirituality, Worship | Tagged , , , | 92 Comments

Saturday Open Thread | Sacred Spirit Drums |Sun Rise in Peace

David & Steve Gordon released two albums of world drum and percussion music in 2009, an upbeat recording titled Drum Cargo: Rhythms of Fire, and an album of quiet drum beats with crystal bowls and native flutes titled Meditation Drum, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Sacred Spirit Drums |Power Animals

Also in the early 2000s, the Gordons introduced a second record label imprint, Sequoia Groove, specializing in chill-out music compilations, including the Buddha-Lounge series that charted in Billboard in 2004,[11] Cafe de Luna, Hotel Tara, and others; and world music … Continue reading

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Photos: Dr Martin Luther King’s 1965 #Selma March

Hat tip Essence

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Thursday Open Thread | Sacred Spirit Drums |Sunset Ceremony

In 2006, the Gordon brothers released Soothing Sanctuary, ambient music with nature sounds, a re-version of the earlier release “Sanctuary” (so stated in the liner notes) with new arrangements and remastering. Also in 2006 came Shaman’s Vision Journey, featuring shamanic … Continue reading

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