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Celebrate the Eleventh Day of Christmas

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me, 11 pipers piping

Okay, maybe bagpipes aren’t your thing. (Though, as a Scot, I can’t imagine why you wouldn’t love them.) Most people appreciate music in some form or another. Make today about the music.

  • Have one last listen to your favourite seasonal music before putting it all away for another year.
  • Break out your favourite playlists and accompany your New Year’s Day activities.
  • Maybe dust off a musical instrument and see how much your remember how to play.
  • Make a resolution to learn to play a new instrument.
  • Find community music groups that are looking for new members. There are many that don’t require “professional level” skill, just a desire to make music.

William Congreve wrote, “Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast.” It can lift you up, energize, relax, calm, inspire and much more, depending on your choice. Choose to make music an intentional part of your life.