Soundtrack of a Castaway – Bring Me to Life

https://youtu.be/3YxaaGgTQYM There is such a thing as a Living Death, and it is not just the purview of zombies and monsters.  It is a state created and fashioned in a lack of love and affection.  It is grown over the flaming pits, in a young mind threatened with hell’s eternal face-fuck.  It thrives on fear and … Continue reading Soundtrack of a Castaway – Bring Me to Life

Soundtrack of a Castaway – Shatter Me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49tpIMDy9BE There once was a little boy who was strong and courageous, but there were many around him who were stronger, so he was controlled.  Though he should have been free to be a child and to dream and to grow, instead he was calcified and frozen in a premature adulthood.  An old soul, he wasn't … Continue reading Soundtrack of a Castaway – Shatter Me

Soundtrack of a Castaway – Let It Go

There’s an ironic, bittersweet sadness to “Let it Go”, given its message of freedom, independence and survival in the face of emotional abuse and isolation. Ever since listening to the Frozen soundtrack the first time (of many, considering we have 3 young children who love the film and music!) I was struck by the line … Continue reading Soundtrack of a Castaway – Let It Go

Soundtrack of a Castaway – Introduction

Music is the language of divinity. It’s the poetry of eternity. It communicates on levels that go beyond the conscious; swirling in eddies and currents complex and beautiful. As I’ve dealt with the depression and anxiety that flows from being raised in and leaving an abusive church, music has been a major source of comfort … Continue reading Soundtrack of a Castaway – Introduction