Have a Magnificent Day!

Have a Magnificent Day!


The Lady in Number 6 – Miraculous!

posted by The MEGA Coach

HerzSommerRafaelAndAliceScreen-shot-2012-04-09-at-1.38.00-PM
Alice, age 39 and her son before the camp                Alice having fun                     

Alice Herz-Sommer, also known as Alice Sommer, (26 November 1903 – 23 February 2014) was a pianist, music teacher, and supercentenarian from Bohemia, and a survivor of the Theresienstadt concentration camp, where she was sent by the Nazis because of her Jewish origins.  She moved to Israel after the war and then lived in Belsize Park in London from 1986 until her death, and at the age of 110 was the world’s oldest known Holocaust survivor.[1][2]

A film about Herz-Sommer’s life, The Lady in Number 6, just won the Academy Award for Best Short Documentary.

“What is absolutely AMAZING about this woman, is that after all she witnessed and experienced during the tragedy of the Holocaust, Alice never allowed it to destroy her joy for life, let alone become bitter.  Alice still exuded a soul reaching smile and was able to see the joy and beauty in life and people.  Since Alice was an accomplished pianist, she was not sent to the gas chambers.  Along with her son, she performed in over 100 concerts while in Theresienstadt.  Her husband died at Dachau in 1944.”

Alice declared a firm belief in the power of music: “Music saved my life and music saves me still… I am Jewish, but Beethoven is my religion.”

“Hatred breeds only hatred.”

“Only when we are so old, only, are we aware of the beauty of life.”

“I think I am in my last days, but it doesn’t really matter because I have had such a beautiful life.  I have lived through many wars and have lost everything many times – including my husband, my mother and my beloved son.  Yet, life is beautiful, and I have so much to learn and enjoy.  I have no space nor time for pessimism and hate.  Life is beautiful, love is beautiful, nature and music are beautiful.  Everything we experience is a gift, a present we should cherish and pass on to those we love.”

Alice is a true hero and inspiration who demonstrates the key principle – The Law of Focused Attention - whatever you consistently hold the focus of your attention upon becomes the fabric of your future circumstances.  Alice believes life is a miracle, a gift and to be optimistic, to love music.  In the face of Adolph Hitler, Alice played her music and inspired herself and others every day.  She created her own reality.  She found a way to peace and survived horrible conditions in the Holocaust to live an amazing life to age 110.  Her energy, enthusiasm and twinkle melts your heart…enjoy the video below.

blessings,
:) Lee
The MEGA Coach

YouTube Preview Image

 

 

 

 



Previous Posts

What Lies Beneath?
What lies beneath the surface?  What lies hidden and waiting to be discovered?  What is your dream and burning desire? It is your true greatness, magnificence and brilliance.  It is your true essence and abundance.  It is your divine plan. Your current life, your creativity, attitude,

posted 12:00:03am Jul. 25, 2014 | read full post »

Our True Essence
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you NOT to be?  You are a child

posted 12:00:27am Jul. 24, 2014 | read full post »

Be The Change!
Vision, compassion, honor, justice and freedom.  These are important qualities and values which lead to transformation and empowerment. Today’s challenges give you the opportunity to tap into these qualities.  Gandhi transformed the world and you can too! We all could use more compassion a

posted 12:00:45am Jul. 22, 2014 | read full post »

My Conversation With God
Life has a way of letting us know who's in charge.  When such events happen, we are helpless.  What do we truly control?  In these moments we are forced to reach down and tap into our deeper spiritual energy and faith. God is here to help each of us.  All He asks for is 100% faith and trust a

posted 12:00:11am Jul. 21, 2014 | read full post »

My Unique Beauty
There is no one else like me. I Am one of a kind, unique, priceless. I have infinite potential. I have a special message to share. I Am talented, creative and gifted. I Am an expression of Infinite Intelligence and The Creator. I Am healthy, whole and complete. I Am an Unlimited, Immort

posted 12:00:55am Jul. 18, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.