The great thing about a song is that no one has to know your story. But if you tell it in a way that has clarity and means something to somebody else, then it can apply to their story.
In the past, when I'd recorded during a break in a tour, it was so easy to sing, because I felt strong. Also, like so many new mothers, I wasn't getting a lot of sleep, and sleeping is such a huge part of being able to sing.
I write about everything, but I just - how faith filters through all that and colors your opinion of other people and life and all that.
Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.