With Valentine’s Day coming up next week, I’ve been thinking a lot about heartache and how physical a pain it can be. Whether it’s a breakup, parting ways with a friend, or the loss of a loved one, the energy of the heart is so powerful that when it’s broken, it truly feels like it and you are pieces.
It's a holiday here in Berlin and it's noon and I'm still in bed after six days of non-stop travel and exploring Amsterdam, Berlin, and soon to be Prague tomorrow.
Well, I know I have arrived
And it's hard just to survive
But I'll stay alive
...And it is all right.
I don’t consider myself a “healer”... but I do know that I’ve been healed in some powerful ways by making music.
“She doesn’t know that she is part of creating something everywhere she goes. Just her presence and her participation in this room is a life-giving force.”
"...you have been mad and drunken, furious and wild, filled with hatred and despair, and all the dark confusions of the soul - but so have we."
If you'd like to help victims of the Northern California fires, I will be donating all proceeds this month of my digital music sales to the Northern California Fire Fund (operating through the Silicon Valley Community Foundation).