Category Archives: Music

5 Songs You Can’t Live Without: What Makes the Cut?

Brené Brown asks her guests on the Unlocking Us podcast: what are 5 songs you can’t live without?

I was walking Dexter the other day while listening. I started thinking about what my 5 songs would be — just in case Brené Brown ever calls me to be on her show (hah!).

5 songs I can't live without. Inspired by Brené Brown

First I had to figure out how to even pare them down, all the songs from all the playlists I have complied, favorites from various eras of my life. SO many soundtracks, depending on if we’re talking the early years with my sisters and parents, my college years, my young adult years, our early marriage, my second childhood (aka raising-my-children years), or even other criteria that’s not timeline-based.

I settled on the criteria as this: songs associated with people. My people.

Here it is, my list.

5 Songs I Can’t Live Without

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Peace in Harmony

It’s a tradition. For the I’ve-lost-count year in a row, I offer you this short musical gift.

To: You
From: My sisters and me (we of the very expressive eyebrows)
RE: Latin lesson:  Dona Nobis Pacem.

Tami, Lori, Sheri

May you be granted peace and may you, in turn, grant it to others.

Lori Holden's book cover

Lori Holden, mom of a teen son and a teen daughter, writes from Denver. Her book, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole, is available through your favorite online bookseller and makes a thoughtful anytime gift for the adoptive families in your life. Catch episodes of Adoption: The Long View wherever you get your podcasts.

Lori was honored as an Angel in Adoption® in 2018 by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute.

Peace on Earth

It’s a tradition. During this season of contemplating peace and good will towards men (and everyone else) I offer you this short musical vlog.

To: You
From: My sisters and me (we of the very expressive eyebrows)
RE: Latin lesson: Dona Nobis Pacem.


Tami, Lori, Sheri

May you be granted peace and may you, in turn, grant it to others.

~~~~~

Lori Holden's book cover

Lori Holden, mom of a teen son and a teen daughter, writes from Denver. Her book, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole, is available through your favorite online bookseller and makes a thoughtful anytime gift for the adoptive families in your life. Catch episodes of Adoption: The Long View wherever you get your podcasts.

Lori was honored as an Angel in Adoption® in 2018 by the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute.