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…It is Gary’s openness to divine inspiration that fuels his endless supply of musical ideas, creates his heart-opening lyrics, and is the light that shines through his performances. With his piano and microphone, Gary is a catalyst for positive change and raises the collective vibration not only through his music but also through his welcoming presence on stage.
Gary brings to his musical performances the culmination of a life’s work. From early roots in gospel and jazz to stage and screen acting to his recent one-man show “When Gary Met Harry: The Music of Harry Warren”, Gary draws from a deep and eclectic well of talent and experience.
Critics and fans alike respond to Gary with open arms. The Global Women’s Empowerment Network selected Gary’s “Unbound” as its theme song: the CW Network Television Series, Troubadour TX, featured Gary among celebrated Texan singer-songwriters: and Gary critically acclaimed EP, The Gospel of Zen was nominated for three 2010 Out-music Awards, including Album of the Year.
With a unique ability to tune into truth and translate it into music, Gary also has written and recorded various film scores including “Music in the Meaning” for the Noetic Films’ documentary, Viktor & I.
In his newest album My88keys Vol. 1, Gary goes unplugged and invites fans to lean in close for an intimate session with simply the artist and his piano. The first single, “Love Cover Me,” sets the tone with its inspirational and poetic message of love and light. “Kindness wash over me / Make me a symphony / Play every note you can find.”
(continued from newsletter)…Julia and Reece were there to welcome us with open arms, give us a tour of the mobile unit and tell us a little bit more about how our gifts will be used to support the homeless and outreach youth. They expressed how wonderful it was that the 78 backpacks we had to give them were not all the same. They told us that often these children do not have the chance to pick out something that is unique that they can call their own. Our gifts would give them that chance. What a pleasure it is to partner with such an amazing organization and share in circulating our good to our greater Phoenix community. A big thank you to all of you donated backpacks and supplies as well the members of the community outreach team who assisted in this project. We could not have done it without you.
Yours – In the joy and spirit of giving,
A big thank you for all that helped in this community drive:
Jeni Lipe Jenn Johnston
Bonnie Saba Susan Taffer
Marty Stephens Maureen Geraghty
Karen Wiegand-Oschmann Beth Weller
Bob Heffernan Celeste Morin
Pam Wake Karen Gridley
Toni Farrar Lezli Goodwin
Penny Macek Jennie DeNoia
Zoe Ballin Nikki Ballin
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…In preparation for our gathering, I invite you complete the following assignments;
- Read the Sacred Covenant Co-Creation Process handout (see link below) during your spiritual prayer time. This practice will serve to bring us into deeper agreement regarding the purpose, vision and intentions for our work together. You may wish to add an intention for yourself, and for others in the spaces provided. Then, sign and date it. In this way, it becomes your Covenant with Spirit for the Co-Creation Process.
- Daily do the Praising Prayer Practice 3x for each for the following: 1) My Center or NVC. 2) My leadership 3) My Community 4) My world 5) My Life
“I praise _________
I raise _________
In the Name of Love”
Again, thank you for your willingness to participate in the “Co-Creation Process” for your beloved Center. I’m looking forward to being with you. If you have questions please feel free to call me at 503-784-9897.
Rev. Catherine Dollahite
Link to the Sacred Covenant Co-Creation Process