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Spiritual Partnership Successful Relationship

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Spiritual Partnership Successful Relationship

Are you ready for a successful relationship? People have asked Dean Evenson and myself what is the secret of our long and happy marriage. Although there are no quick and easy answers, I want to try to shed some light on that question here and spiritual partnership is an important component of our successful relationship. Dean Evenson and I share a spiritual practice which contributes to our successful marriage. We have been happily married since 1970! When Dean and I first met in 1968, we noticed that we shared similar values and dreams for life. That common bond is probably what...

Ashley Judd Advocate for the Oppressed

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Ashley Judd Advocate for the Oppressed

Learn How Ashley Judd Uses her Platform to Speak OutBut first some background…. In the early 1990s, our office got a call from Grammy award-winning country singer, Naomi Judd. She was ‘the mom’ in The Judds, one of the most successful country music duos in history. She had been using our album Ocean Dreams in her own healing process, telling us she played it every day to help her through her Hepatitis C which the doctors had told her was incurable. She wrote to us about how much the music helped her and eventually she ordered all of Dean Evenson’s music. For years,...

Seeds of Peace with Ukrainian Piano Maestro

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Seeds of Peace with Ukrainian Piano Maestro

Dean Evenson’s latest album, Seeds of Peace, is a stunning collaboration with Ukrainian jazz virtuoso and piano maestro Volodymyr Solianyk. Their gorgeous music of flute and piano transcends culture and genre and transports the listener beyond time and space. This album represents Soundings of the Planet’s vision of Peace Through Music in its highest form.
Pausing to Remember

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Pausing to Remember

With large and small wars still happening on the planet, we take a moment to pause and remember those who have lost their lives. Memorial Day was originally started to commemorate soldiers who died in war but lately people have taken the time to consider lives of innocent civilians whose lives have been lost as collateral damage of war. 
Dean & Dudley Evenson Discuss New Album Seeds of Peace

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Dean & Dudley Evenson Discuss New Album Seeds of Peace

We are happy to release our 66th episode of our Soundings Mindful Media Podcast. In this episode, Dean & Dudley Evenson are interviewed by Kyle Norris from NPR. They discuss their new album Seeds of Peace and how it came to be. It’s a remarkable story that starts back in 1987, when Dean Evenson and Volodymyr Solianyk first met and started performing music together during a Citizen Diplomacy tour in the former Soviet Union. We hope you enjoy this fun and insightful interview.   Your browser does not support the audio element.

10 Ways to Make a Difference this Earth Day

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10 Ways to Make a Difference this Earth Day

When we first moved to the Pacific Northwest, we became aware of the issue of forest clear cutting. We did a lot of research to understand how to stop this terrible practice and learned much about the value and function of a temperate rain forest. In the process we discovered many things that people can do to help save our forests and mitigate climate change. We shared a lot of those ideas when Dean Evenson created the album Forest Rain.DID YOU KNOW….?• That less than 5% of our nation’s virgin forests remain?!• 40% of our forestland is clear cut for...