Carlie - PALATINE, Illinois
Entered on May 19, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: creativity

Music is the breath of life, a sustaining force capable of amazing things. It is something that separates us from animals and shapes our cultures. Music has the power to enlighten, delight, soothe, and inspire us. We find safety in our favorite songs, as the rhythms and melodies shelter us from the world’s evils. Even the sharpest pangs of loneliness can be softened by its sounds. When you feel like you are completely alone in the world, music will always be there to connect with, cheer you up, and guide you back to happiness. Music is a medium we use to connect with each other and express our beliefs. It is essential to our ceremonies, celebrations, and rituals, and is a major cornerstone of our cultures.