Ok. I know I was just banging on about Jason Mraz lyrics last week but I swear it's like he's inside my head right now. He just released a new song on iTunes yesterday and it's one of the most beautiful things I've ever heard, and ever so timely for me in light of recent events. Here's a sample of the lyrics...
Details in the FabricCalm downDeep breathsAnd get yourself dressedinstead of running aroundand pulling on your threadsand breaking yourself upIf it's a broken part, replace itIf it's a broken arm, then brace itIf it's a broken heart, then face itHold your ownKnow your nameAnd go your own wayAnd everything will be fineHang onHelp is on the wayStay strongI'm doing everythingAll the details in the fabricAll the things that make you panicAre your thoughts results of static cling?Just hold your ownKnow your nameAnd go your own wayAnd everything will be fine
Um, wow. Apparently, he wrote it for a friend who was going through a particularly bad break up. But every now and then, I think we all have dealt with something that has made us question who we are. Whether it be a break up, break down, or just a bad day that broke our spirit. What better advice than to "hold your own, know your name, and go your own way"?
Do yourself a favor and pony up the 99 cents for this gem. It's a lot cheaper than a therapist.
P.S. Sorry for all these "serious" posts lately. I'm sure you don't come here to listen to me wax philosophical about life and all its problems and/or joys. You come here to read about my weird conversations with Domino's pizza man or my adventures with snakes or socks and snacks on a plane or for my arts and crafts lessons or horrible laundry accidents or maybe even to see what happens when Jason and I try to fit ourselves into boxes. I know this. I'll get back to regular programming very soon. Promise.