Today is my 36th birthday, and I’m picking two lyrics. Break out the birthday cake!
Christina Perri is a talented mom and singer. She’s also in recovery.
I can’t remember when I first heard her music, but I do remember thinking, “Wow, she’s got a great voice! Does she have more music?”
She’s taken some time off because she got married and had an adorable daughter (I follow her on Twitter) but new music is coming soon.
My first pick is from “Arms”:
“You put your arms around me and I’m home”
Thanks to the wonders of YouTube, I found this randomly one day while watching other videos. I haven’t listened to this song more than once or twice in the three years since Jake died, because it hurts so much.
I can listen to all the Taylor Swift, Kanye West and even Nine Inch Nails but this song rips my heart into pieces. It’s mainly this lyric.
It’s not very often that your heart finds its home, and mine found a (second) home with Jake. After his death and so many things gone terribly wrong with Matthew, it took a long time for me to even come close to feeling this way with Matthew again. I can happily say that I’m able to fall asleep in his arms every night and feel okay doing so.
The second pick is from “Human”
“I’m only human
I bleed when I fall down”
Everyone is the same when we look inside- that’s the idea behind this song. I think everyone is so quick to forget that these days. I don’t get political on this blog, but you get the idea.
It doesn’t matter what you look like on the outside, where you come from, what language you speak, or any of that. We are all human. Let’s treat each other that way, shall we?
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