Song Reflections

Slow It Down – No Lost Cause

Linda | July 9, 2019

No Lost Cause with a simple yet profound message delivered in punk rock fashion. In our culture it's difficult to stop moving. Say no to invitations, push the to-do list aside and just slowing down the pace goes against our grain. It's these toned down times, though when God can... (read more)

Thousand Foot Krutch – I Get Wicked

Linda | March 10, 2018

How much do we take from people who push us to that point of complete anger and frustration? Thousand Foot Krutch reminds us of those people that can push our buttons and take us to that place of anger or even rage. Learning how to stand up for ourselves, while... (read more)

Running with Giants

Linda | April 1, 2017

What you think of when you think of giants? Huge, frightening, bullylike, loud, obnoxious, arrogant, paralyzing, these are some words that I think of. Of course, the biblical Goliath comes to mind and David's encounter with him. On the other hand, there is "standing on the shoulders of giants". These... (read more)

Journey to the Center of the Album

Linda | February 9, 2017

The journey of discovering the heart of an album is exciting. I have always loved music, especially rock, metal, alternative, indie and all the "core's", rapcore, metalcore, etc. Writing album reviews, for me is totally not what you would typically consider a review. I don't know the ins and outs... (read more)

Building Walls and Tearing Them Down

Linda | February 1, 2017

Walls have been used throughout history to provide protection, divide countries, lock away prisoners and isolate captives. President Trump is moving to build a 40-foot-tall, 7-foot-deep, 10-inch-thick, and 1,000-mile-long wall border wall with Mexico to stop illegal immigration. The thoughts and opinions surrounding this order abound but we won’t get... (read more)

Pillar – Disconnect

Linda | October 25, 2016

It seems like we can't go anywhere without our mobile devices these days. How connected should we be? Pillar’s song, Disconnect from their album One Love Revolution shares thoughts about today’s communication issues that have come about because it is so easy to keep in touch with everybody these days. Being... (read more)

Red – Buried Beneath

Linda | October 25, 2016

Have you ever taken a detour from your faith? Seizing an opportunity that promised pleasure, you felt yourself slipping deeper into a dark place. Having convinced yourself that  it wasn't a problem on the outside, deep down inside you knew that this wasn't going to end well.  Slowly, gradually  your eyes... (read more)