My dear friend and mentor Rie Anderson suggested “An Offering” as the title. It fits perfectly as we share our journey with the universe…
“While the world media continues to guide our focus toward the chaos and injustices prevalent today; Inner peace remains an individual journey to the Stillness within each of us. This album is a tribute to the mountains climbed and an invitation to assist another on their inside journey to the Stillness within. This remains each individual’s journey and is a personal “inside job.” My hope is that this album will be helpful.” — Rie Anderson
Om Mani Padme Hum – The jewel of consciousness has reached the hearts lotus. Implication is: When heart and mind are united anything is possible.
This project began in 2011 with the writing of these prayers and mantras. My lifetime travels thus far have been filled with emotional tragedies and now I am connecting with joyful bliss.
I have chosen lyrics that touch my heart as I continue along the path. I was gifted the opportunity to work with Venkatakrishna Sastry who transcribed English to Sanskrit.
Kenny is playing soprano sax, flute and alto flute throughout… John Oddo is our musical arranger. We are blessed to be working with him. Tom Morris, our engineer at Morrisound is a godsend.