# 8 Oct 2018 Just for Us

Hello to you.  I hope this finds you well as you visit here.  Thank you for stopping by.  I know the numbers bit may not make much sense sometimes but it’s my new normal.  I am trying to maintain balance and make sure it’s not the only thing I’m doing as you can see.  My earth bowls are still in the works and look pretty much the same as the last time I talked about them.  They just have a lot more layers of the coating I’ve been putting on them.  It feels good when I hold them.  I can feel their energy in my body, so I know they will be what I intended when I put them together.  The bowls I made in the past were helpful to those I gave them to.

Yesterday evening I was outside with my headphones and some pretty powerful clouds were rising up all around us.  So beautiful.  I listened to the music and just embraced the energy between my fingers.  In the clouds, for me, is one of the powerful, tangible and visible ways that God manifests for me.  The clouds shifted on and in their place the view was replaced by one of my favorite sights in all the world, a rainbow.  I was tempted to run inside and grab my camera to take a picture but inside I heard, “Just for us.”  This is a phrase Kyle and I use between us when we are out, see something amazing and don’t have the camera…..”Just for us to see.”

Some things, some moments aren’t meant to be shared with anyone.  They are a gift from God to you specifically.   It’s an opportunity to be still, to feel, to be mindful, to be in a moment….to be loved.

just for us in Simple Gematria equals: 149 (one 13 – I was born on the 13th)

14/7 divided by 2 = 3.5 = 8/4/2/1

two as one in Simple Gematria equals: 112 (two 1’s that become 2)

4/2/1

cosmic twins in Simple Gematria equals: 147 (complete and eternal)

12/6/3 cycle

rainbow in Simple Gematria equals: 82 (God and the two parts of me who saw it)

10/5 divided by 2 = 2.5 = 7 divided by 2 = 3.5 = 8/4/2/1 (there are 7 recognized colors in the rainbow, I have seen 8, pink)

clouds in Simple Gematria equals: 74 (two eyes that see something that is many parts moving as one)

11/2/1 or 11 divided by 2 = 5.5 = 10 divided by 2 = 5 divided by 2 = 2.5 = 7 divided by 2 = 3.5 = 8/4/2/1

sky in Simple Gematria equals: 55 (like the rainbow, like a painters canvas in Simple Gematria equals: 162)

10/5 divided by 2 = 2.5 = 7 divided by 2 = 3.5 = 8/4/2/1

= 634/94/13/4/2/1  or 13 divided by 2 = 6.5 = 11 divided by 2 = 5.5 = 10 divided by 2 = 5 divided by 2 = 2.5 = 7 divided by 2 = 3.5 = 8/4/2/1

https://www.gematrix.org/ – I use this when I’m online and for longer phrases

My friend Rhonda’s birthday was yesterday and I forgot.  Since I am not using Facebook and she moved away we don’t keep in touch like we once did.

Once you are my friend, once you have secured a place in my heart, unless you give me a really good reason, you will always be my friend…my family.  We can be apart for years and if you put yourself before me, it will be as if we never parted.  In the silence of our distance I will not have stopped loving or caring about you.

This was a special memory we made together at a Lindsey Sterling concert last year.   Rhonda enjoyed dressing up like we do and we will miss her for Steampunk November this year!  Happy Birthday beautiful soul sister.

1 Dec 2017 Rhonda Martin and Jackie Wygant Lindsey Stirling concert at Verizon Theater Dallas TX

By saymber

# 2 Dec 2017 Lindsey Stirling Warmer in the Winter Concert (Verizon Theater Grand Prairie TX)

Hello to you!  Hope this finds you doing well today.  Last night Rhonda, her friend Hannah and I made it to the Lindsey Stirling concert last night at the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie.

David Zeck’s description of  his experience closely mirrors what Rhonda and I experienced last night.  The Verizon Theater was a great venue – there wasn’t a bad seat in the place.  All the staff from the folks out directing traffic, security and concessions were very friendly and helpful.  Really set  great tone to interact with them prior to the show!

We dressed up, well mostly Rhonda did, and she of course looked fantastic!  We had a great time.  I was so thrilled Lindsey included Crystallize and Elements with the holiday themed lineup of music.  There is something pretty amazing about being able to hear a song straight from the source.  I absolutely love the “live” experience be it music, comedy or theater.  Unlike many people around us, Rhonda and I put down our phones during the performance and gave Lindsey our undivided attention.   She deserved every ounce of it!  She took time between sets to share pieces of her story and that made her even more endearing to all of us.  Hearing her talk about her battle with anorexia and depression resonated very deeply with me as we share that experience.  I loved that she made sure to emphasize playing the violin the way she does take hard work and practice.  Rhonda could have done without the many religious references Lindsey made,  but I understood.  Lindsey lost her Dad to cancer earlier this year:

In her book, The Only Pirate at the Party, Stirling explains what helped pull her through this period of her life: her faith.

“I did rely on that, reading scripture passages about the afterlife and that the gospel will be taught to those who pass on and we will see them again and there is a wonderful place for them,” Stirling says, according to the Deseret News. “But also to be able to know that there is modern-day revelation about that today and in more detail — it’s been everything to me in those moments, to realize that I would see Gavi again and that he is happy.”

I know from my own experiences in this life that when we have losses or earth shattering experiences of that magnitude, we often turn to what gives us the most strength.  Everyone “has their own warm blanket” something that gives them comfort and the strength to get through the tough times in life.  It was obvious to me that Lindsey’s strength is her faith in God.  She truly is a shining star inside and out and a beautiful role model for young and old alike.  All this said, when I have the honor to be in the presence of such a fine “fragment of God,”  (I believe we are all fragments of the one) I will give them my complete attention and leave my cell phone in my purse.  Lindsey even touched on this when talking about her experience when she performed for 3 hours in a subway in disguise.  She said she was practically ignored!  People get so wrapped up in their phones and other distractions that they miss the world…the people all around them….sometimes miss people like Lindsey standing right in front of their eyes.

Hallelujah – Lindsey Stirling

Thank you Lindsey, all those involved with the Verizon Theater for making a wonderful memory with my dear friend possible.

1 Dec 2017 Rhonda Martin and Jackie Wygant Lindsey Stirling concert at Verizon Theater Dallas TX

http://www.shutter16.com/lindsey-stirling-brings-warmth-in-the-winter-with-latest-tour/

Lindsey Stirling brings Warmth In The Winter with latest tour

## Warmer In The Winter Tour

Lindsey Stirling is a busy girl these days. The acclaimed violinist is currently a contestant on the hit TV show Dancing With The Stars and is in the top five headed for the semi-finals. She also just released her holiday album “Warmer in the Winter” on October 20th which can purchased HERE, and with all of that she has now managed to curate her latest tour the Warmer in the Winter Tour.

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The violinist is no stranger to doing things on her own. Since the start of her career she has gone the independent route, seeking no help from a record label. Instead, Lindsey chooses to engage with the fans and run things on her terms, launching crowd funding campaigns to make new albums and music videos possible. Lindsey started her career on YouTube gaining an impressive 10 million subscribers with just electronic beats and her skills as a classically trained violinist, which launched her to almost 2 billion views on her channel.

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Warmer in the Winter is Lindsey’s attempt of bringing a holiday show across the U.S. I made my way to the second show of the tour in Asbury Park, NJ at the Paramount theater. As I arrived to the historical theater I made my way inside to find Lindsey not only created a show but even the lobby felt like a winter wonderland with windows of the theater filled with Christmas balls and frosting. I saw kids as young as 5 or 6 years old and full families there to watch the show together. While I had some time to kill before the show began, I really wanted to get some feedback from her fans many who had attended a VIP Meet and Greet, which you can purchase HERE. I walked down the line asking fans how the Meet and Greet was, pretty much all of them had the same response. “It was awesome,” said a little girl whose father noted Lindsey spent time talking to the fans and took pictures with everyone, and, from what I’m told, it was a well worth experience for any fan.

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I made my way into the theater as the show was about to start, when the lights went down and the curtained opened as the music began. The violinist along with two dancers appeared in what was doorways of a house with the tops reading the tour’s name, and a led screen house behind that had the look of being snow covered. During Lindsey’s version of “All I Want for Christmas,” I looked into the crowd it was all smiles from everyone young or old, dancing or miming the words to the Christmas classic. The show spares no expense at production with a ton of beautiful outfit changes and props that keep the Holiday spirit alive throughout. Lindsey and company went on to play “Let it Snow,” literally making snowfall come down all over the stage. Lindsey glided across the stage effortlessly while playing the songs flawlessly.

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The show also has a ton of laugh factors, which I loved!!! During the first set change Lindsey asked for her band to come out on stage to join her, as they do the tours crew brings out tiny instruments. A tiny violin, tiny drum set and a kazoo. The audience filled with laughter as the band sat and began playing classics like “Jingle Bells” and “Santa Baby,” Lindsey’s drummer then dares her to play “Devil Went Down to Georgia” which she does on the tiny violin as the crowd erupted in cheers.  The band walked off and Lindsey walked to her mic stand to introduce the next song “Hallelujah.” Before starting the Leonard Cohen cover, she told a story of shooting the video in New York City and being in the subway for hours and only two people stopped to see what was going on. Lindsey told the crowd to be present and experience the moment.

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As the song began, an Orchestra made up of students from the New Brunswick, NJ public school system begins to play along. Next up would see a performance of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” which features dancers in red dresses running around Lindsey with a huge red feather boa. As the show entered its final part, the set included “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” “Carol of the Bells,” and a special guest appearance by Lindsey’s best friend, her puppy Luna. Both Luna and Lindsey were in their Christmas PJ’s as the puppy does some tricks that had the audience sending aww’s throughout the theater.

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I admit when I first heard about the tour, I was a bit skeptical, but wow this show does not disappoint. I found myself smiling throughout the whole show and I honestly forgot about the outside world while in this magical wonderland that Lindsey created. The show lasted for about an hour and a half and is super family friendly, I highly urge you to check it out if it’s coming to a city near you. It’s a one of a kind experience you will not forget. Check out the full list of dates below (go to link).

I really liked this interpretation of the song!  Makes you want to dance to it!

The theme lately is thinking of God as “Mr. Blue.”   Part of it is that darn ELO song Kyle likes to play a lot to cheer us both up lol.   Sometimes when I look around when I’m thinking about spiritual things, I will see a flash of blue color.  It’s more than likely something going on with my eyes, who knows for sure but the eye doctor the next time we get our eyes checked.

By saymber