I remember the feeling of hearing A Perfect Circle for the first time like it was yesterday. It was the summer of 2000. I was living in the suburbs of Chicago; an awkward 15 years old, overflowing with angst and anger. I was at a friend's house when he put on their first cd, Mer De Noms, and said, “You’ve got to hear this.”
Like many teenagers, I found my release in music.
Dark. Sad. Angry. The more emotive the better. Aggressive music was my catharsis anything and everything I had difficulty processing and expressing in my life.
I listen to a lot of podcasts and audiobooks. A lot of them. There basically isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t have one of the two (or often both) playing at some point. Not only do I simply enjoy the experience of audiobooks, as an individual with ADHD I find this to often be the way to engage with the information I am trying to study or retain the best.
The bible is no exception to this. In undergrad, I was given a copy of the New Testament read by Johnny Cash on cassette as a gift…
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