The Healing Journey

This is how I feel about getting older

This is how I feel about getting older

Written by on November 2, 2018 in Poetry and Song, The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

I first wrote these lyrics and the melody in 1990. Eventually, after many years it evolved into the form we have here. Arranged and produced by Stacey Young. ~ demian No apologies Sensuality belongs to me All the lies are fading Truth and power waiting Here for me! No apologies All the roads I’ve traveled […]

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Keeping the Dream Alive

Keeping the Dream Alive

Written by on June 4, 2018 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Dedicated to the Students of Tianamen Square and anyone who has ever experienced a tragedy. Listen to “Keeping the Dream Alive” by Demian Yumei. Summer 1989. I remember standing in the living room, staring at my television screen in wonder. “Does the world realize what’s happening here?” I thought. Such courage, such hope. The students, […]

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Not So Long Ago

Not So Long Ago

Written by on April 28, 2018 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

The air slowly takes off its winter jacket, draping a shawl of spring around its shaking-off-slumber shoulders. Birdsong emanates from the trees like their sister-leaves emerging from limbs that promise to stand stark against the sky no longer… Soon… I hear a whisper. Every moment breathes a promise. It is peaceful. I am peaceful. Not […]

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A New Home, A New Life

A New Home, A New Life

Written by on January 8, 2018 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

On November 1st, 2017, my world made a dramatic turn into a whole new direction. I had already gone back to work a couple weeks earlier, not very happy about it, but a necessity. My first night at work alone, I received a text from a friend who informed me the apartment in her home […]

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What is the Healing Journey?

What is the Healing Journey?

Written by on September 18, 2017 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

This blog, Keeping the Dream is about the Healing Journey, my healing journey, actually, and one I wish to share with you. The healing journey, for me, is inextricably tied to the creative process. For that reason, creativity in its various forms are an intricate part of this blog. The healing journey is made up […]

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KTD: Podcast

Excerpt: “Eyes Wide Open – The Turn in the Road” ktd1-001

Excerpt: “Eyes Wide Open – The Turn in the Road” ktd1-001

Written by on November 2, 2018 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More[EDIT: These first two episodes of Keeping the Dream Podcast are trial runs. I’m in the process of learning how to use a different recording software and writing more episodes. A revised version of these two […]

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Introduction and Invitation to the Healing Journey kdt1-000

Introduction and Invitation to the Healing Journey kdt1-000

Written by on October 29, 2018 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:18 — 8.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More[EDIT: These first two episodes of Keeping the Dream Podcast are trial runs. I’m in the process of learning how to use a different recording software and writing more episodes. A revised version […]

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Excerpt: “Eyes Wide Open – The Turn in the Road” ktd1-001

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More[EDIT: These first two episodes of Keeping the Dream Podcast are trial runs. I’m in the process of learning how to use a different recording software and writing more episodes. A revised version of these two […]

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This is how I feel about getting older

I first wrote these lyrics and the melody in 1990. Eventually, after many years it evolved into the form we have here. Arranged and produced by Stacey Young. ~ demian No apologies Sensuality belongs to me All the lies are fading Truth and power waiting Here for me! No apologies All the roads I’ve traveled […]

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Introduction and Invitation to the Healing Journey kdt1-000

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:18 — 8.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More[EDIT: These first two episodes of Keeping the Dream Podcast are trial runs. I’m in the process of learning how to use a different recording software and writing more episodes. A revised version […]

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