Empire of Dirt
My intuition speaks to me in many ways, but one of the ways I receive messages is by hearing random songs in my head. Often, when I haven’t heard a song in a while and it pops into my mind’s ear, I know there’s a message in the lyrics for me.
When I began discovering repressed trauma from my childhood, one of the songs I resonated with most was Hurt by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. I was in the early stages of uncovering sexual abuse memories and I found myself listening to Hurt often, because Mr. Reznor’s lyrics whispered right into my heart, and pulled emotions out of me that had been deeply buried in my shattered mind, cells and body. […]