I believe there is an enormous power in naming things. That which is unnamed is also, in a sense, unfathomable. It leaves us helpless and terrified.
A few months ago, my wife - who has struggled with cancer before - was faced with a recurrence and terminal diagnosis. Much could be said about that, and I have written on the blog about it a bit. This album, however, is my attempt to name the range of feelings, fears, and hopes that have been swirling in my heart since that news. It is an attempt to look at mortality and love head-on and make something honest of it all.