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Meet the Magnificent Joyce Aimee

Let me introduce you to Joyce Aimee. To glance at her is to fall in love with the human spirit to create, reinvent, perform, and delight. In her nineties, she decided to take on television after a life in the performing arts – singing in cabarets, running a talent agency, recording albums, touring the world, and generally making a musical ruckus.

On Sunday, February 17th, 2018 – I had the pleasure of hearing her perform.

Isn’t she fabulous? Now, consider a moment the lyrics to the song “Here’s to Life”*

No complaints and no regrets
I still believe in chasing dreams and placing bets

But I had to learn that all you give is all you get
So give it all you got
I had my share, 
I drank my fill

And even though I’m satisfied, 
I’m hungry still

To see what’s down another road beyond the hill

And do it all again

So here’s to life
And every joy it brings

So here’s to life
To dreamers and their dreams

Funny how the time just flies
How love can go from warm hellos
To sad goodbyes

And leave you with the memories you’ve memorized
To keep your winters warm

or there’s no yes in yesterday
And who knows what tomorrow brings or takes away
As long as I’m still in the game
I want to play
For laughs for life for love

So here’s to life
And every joy it brings

Here’s to life
For dreamers and their dreams

May all your storms be weathered
And all that’s good get better

Here’s to life
Here’s to love
Here’s to you

May all your storms be weathered
And all that’s good get better

Here’s to life
Here’s to love
Here’s to you

My friend, with all the chaos we face in our lives and in the world, I bring you Joyce to give you a wee bit of perspective. Life is not easy. Pain is part of the journey and while our hearts ache in this uncertain time  – there is this presence of grace. When you show up in the world with a bit of compassion, a dash of perseverance, and tenderness toward humanity, you are part of the solution. Keep sharing YOUR voice. It matters.

*Songwriters: Phyllis Jean Molinary / Artie Butler Here’s to Life lyrics © Dominant Jeans Music, Artie Butler Music Inc Division Of Royce Productions)

Alexa Fischer

Meet Alexa Fischer

Wishbeads founder Alexa Fischer is an actress, teacher, author, and speaker whose work helps people go after their dreams, build their confidence, and break free from fear. It’s time to ignite your light.

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