The Curiously Beautiful Life of Marie Miller

When You Feel Like Your Winter Is Lasting Forever

When You Feel Like Your Winter Is Lasting Forever

Dear World, Spring is a season of renewal, rebirth, remaking. Easter invites us to believe that things can be made new, that the end of the story is a good one, that our story is a good one. This winter has been a LONG one with snow still on the forecast…..grrreat. I...

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Uganda Here I Come!

Uganda Here I Come!

Dear World, Thanksgiving Weekend I Facetimed with a young woman named Clare Byrne who founded a nonprofit in Uganda for children with disabilities called Imprint Hope. I had been following her on social media and was super impressed and interested in her story. After...

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A Dear John Letter to 2017

A Dear John Letter to 2017

Dear 2017, What a year you’ve been. To be real, not my favorite. Joy was a struggle. I think I missed a lot of miracles that way. To my new friend 2018: I want to have joy in the journey and to do crazy things like love people more, look on the bright side, work hard,...

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I love you more than Christmas Snow

I love you more than Christmas Snow

Dear World, How do I describe how much I love singing on stage? Its strange to me to love something so much. Time suspends itself and melodies fill the air like perfume. I can almost see the music sparkle like soft twinkle lights in the dimly lit theatre. Its all...

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While You Wait: Advent and Alice in Wonderland

While You Wait: Advent and Alice in Wonderland

Dear World, Advent comes from the Latin word adventum which means coming. This coming is a promise that there is an end to the waiting that a great gift is coming, but sometimes we don't see much end in sight. Life can feel like one big waiting room. We wait for...

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The 5 Lessons I Learned From Wonder Woman

The 5 Lessons I Learned From Wonder Woman

Dear World, So I missed Wonder Woman in theatres, so I decided to download it on my way home from my show with Five for Fighting in Portland, OR. I could tell from the first few minutes that this movie was going to be a new favorite of mine. This is coming from the...

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Life can be lovely: The last week in Europe

Life can be lovely: The last week in Europe

Dear World, Here is the third and last chapter of my European Adventure! It was such a gift to see so many new places, but it was really the new friends that made the trip so incredibly special. To our new Danish, German, and Hungarian friends, we miss you already!...

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The Best View in Budapest

The Best View in Budapest

Dear World, Tess and I had a lovely time in Budapest! If a picture is worth a thousand words, here are a few! The best part of Budapest was the view of the city from St. Stephen’s castle, and I also personally enjoyed shopping. Note my new black slacks. Every night we...

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Vikings, Beer, and Freddie Mercury: Tales from Europe Part 1

Vikings, Beer, and Freddie Mercury: Tales from Europe Part 1

Dear World, Greetings from Europe! I can truly say my first show in Europe was incredible! I performed for about 100 people for a special event at the most popular brewery in Aarhus, Denmark. After the show I chatted with many of the wonderful people who attended the...

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Meet Marie

Marie MillerMarie Miller is a singer, songwriter, and mandolin player from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. She grew up on a small vineyard with her parents and nine siblings in an old house named Glenway. Let's Connect...

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