Another Birthday, Another Reflection

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Yesterday was my birthday, my 55th birthday and I asked myself what I wanted in life.  I wasn’t quite sure what to strive for in the next year.  Then I saw this and I realized this is what I aim for.  Without peace, we have nothing. Peace, inner peace is the greatest gift we can have, alongside faith.  Don’t get me wrong, if my artistic stuff does well, and I have great friends, companions along my life journey.  If there is peace, one that comes with repentance, reconciliation with the Creator, then we have the greatest gift of all.  May this be a birthday wish we all have and one that is granted us.



Born in New Jersey, August 1965, this Italian-American has always had a great interest in music, particularly the Oldies, Country and Ethnic music, including Irish. For over 10 years Ms. Appello passionately taught ESL to students of varying ages. Grounded if her faith and spirituality, Katherine endured a range of issues, including a great deal of pain, which was finally diagnosed to be associated with Fibromyalgia. The essence and the power of music, of words, allow Katherine to overcome these struggles each and every time. We are all blessed to have Katherine’s strength, wisdom, and words to write “Pray For Me Tonight’