“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” -Bob Marley
“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” -Victor Hugo
“Where words leave off, music begins.” -Heinrich Heine
“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” -Johnny Depp
I love music. Music has a way of speaking the words you aren’t ready to say aloud. Sometimes a song lets you know how you feel before you even know how you feel. <3 Some of the best music comes from soundtracks for the movies. Purple Rain, The Bodyguard, O’ Brother Where Art Thou, and The Breakfast Club to name just a few. Some movies just wouldn’t be the same without the music conveying the emotions of the characters and the plot so vividly and beautifully. So that got me to thinking…what would the soundtrack to 2018 be for me? Would it cover the gamut of emotions like a good movie? Have the laughs, the tears, the fast beat, followed by a slow lead up to the grand finale of an electric guitar? Let’s find out…
**Warning** My taste in music is very eclectic. I am all over the place depending on my mood. <3 🙂 <3
New Years 2018. A time of new beginnings, looking ahead and praying the new year will bring you nothing but blessings and joy. I began 2018 just like everyone else, looking forward to the new year. 2018 was going to mean some good things to me. Paying off our truck, Sagan would turn 2, Nikola would turn 5, and Nikola would start pre-k. I was still hopeful in January.
Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes.
Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear.
five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes.
How do you measure,
Measure a year?
In cups of coffee?
In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife?
Still feeling the love and hopefulness of the new year. February brings Valentine’s Day! My little boys made me sweet little Valentine cards. <3
My husband and I celebrate 5 years of marriage!!
There’s one thing I should be killing off and giving up now
And that’s worryin’ about life
Oh, I’ll be fine
If one gray hair shows, I’ll be fine
If my waistline grows, I’ll be fine
Even if time takes its toll
We’ll stay young for the rest of our lives.
April brings Spring. 🙂
My youngest, Sagan, turns 2. Time needs to slow down. He is growing too fast.
You’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this.
My world starts to slowly fall apart. My family is breaking up. My parents are separating after 29 years. I start seeing signs of anxiety and panic attacks. But I keep it all pushed down inside.
My world fell apart. 🙁 My parents are getting divorced. I’m shattered.
Nikola starting school this month really has me thinking about how quickly time is passing.
Starting to get my life back, little by little.
Nikola turns 5!! Halloween!! <3
This song was played consistently this month in our home. Sagan asked to hear it every single morning.
I have been on anti-anxiety medication almost 4 months and I have really started praying and working on my relationship with Christ. I’m starting to understand that if I place my foundation on something higher than family and friends then I will have the strength to get through anything.
Christmas!! My favorite time of year! I am starting to feel like myself again. Little by little. I pray that 2019 will be a little easier on me.
Give me strength to raise my voice, let me testify
Oh, hear my prayer tonight, ’cause this is do or die
The time has come to make a choice
Let it move you, let it move you, let it move you
Yeah, I choose joy
Let it move you, let it move, let it move you
What would be your soundtrack for 2018?
“For unto us a child is born, unto us, a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” -Isaiah 9:6