This video was recorded before my very first concert of all-original music in 2009. “3 Gateways” is an extended piece of 3 specific melodies that have come together over the years to create an experience of awakening a deep remembrance that only love exists as the body, mind, and spirit come into balance and harmony. I played these original solo harp expressions for hundreds of hospital patients as part of a Healing Therapies pilot study resulting in a substantial reduction in distress and pain within nine minutes.
A brief story behind the melodies
The first melody of “3 Gateways” came through many years ago during a recording session. It was the first time I had gone into the studio without sheet music, trusting that whatever music wanted to flow through would express. As I began playing, it felt as if angels were filling the room. I had been on a spiritual journey inward for years and allowing music to spontaneously flow through me was part of my learning to release control. I continued playing, allowing myself to drop further into the flow. Then I heard the words, “There is no death. There is no death.”
My heart exploded as I felt the energy in the room completely supporting my surrender of the need to know and my fears of being alone. Everything merged into a divine feeling of sublime Oneness.
The second melody gently emerged as a feeling of grounding. The third melody initially expressed during a bedside session for the mother of one of my high school classmates. She was hours from transitioning. I sat beside her bed with my lap harp and played. It felt as if the music was calling in all those who were ready to help her transition. It was an opening of a gentle and loving vibrational highway between the worlds. The next day, my classmate called to tell me his mother had peacefully transition and he knew the music had helped.