I’ve Been Lost

One of the highlights of my recent visit with Barry and Kay Johnson in Sarasota, Florida was that Barry finished a song I’d written years ago titled, I’ve Been Lost.

I've Been Lost

Here’s the song on YouTube:

I wrote the first part of this song during a pretty dark time of my life but never finished it. When I sang it for Barry and Kay, Barry went into his talented-musical mode, and by the next morning had emerged with the rest of the words and the music.

What a shot in the musical arm this was for me. You see, I’ve struggled for years to regain my footing as a songwriter and musician. In fact, I have computer files full of unfinished songs and have sorely neglected to play my classical guitar. So when Barry and Kay encouraged me to pursue this part of my artistic self, I found the strength to finally set aside my excuses and return to my former love. READ THE ENTIRE POST…


About JoDee Luna

“I’m lost in a love affair with portrait painting!” JoDee Luna confesses. This author, artist, and educator describes herself as a creative eclectic due to her diverse history, multiple talents, and various career pursuits. She enjoys a host of creative expressions: mixed media, mask making, floral designing, photography, sculpture, and gardening. JoDee believes the creative process infuses her with the courage to try on new artistic identities, take inspired risks, and explore imaginative ideas. She seeks to share her insights with others through her book, Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics and website by the same name, http://refrainfromtheidentical.com. Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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