Jason Forbach - "Wintersong"
He's been a friend for years, and his voice as always sounded like this. It is at once romantic and energizing. It is a soft refrain of something you already know and yet the gentle thrill of something unexpected. He knows how to gently and gingerly thread his voice around the melody to create something honest and pure.
This song, originally by Sarah McLachlan, always reminds me of my father. He's gone now, but every Christmas Season, I think about him and the version of him that I want to remember. Strong and Soft at once; constant like the mountains and perennial as the grass.
So today, with a heart full of medicine, I choose Jason Forbach's "Wintersong" as my, open up to the memories, 5 long years, who are you now, song for a, continue to grow, in the image and the shadow, light your one pathways Tuesday.