I had to laugh when I read today’s Daily Prompt:
Daily Prompt: Mix Tape Masterpiece
Photographers, artists, poets: show us MUSIC.
That has been my mission, my goal so to speak. I am a musician as many of you know. God has opened doors for me to play every week at Janesville Apostolic Ministries in Janesville, WI with my husband, Bob. We had a Church Dedication yesterday that was absolutely amazing. I’ll use another post for that. Let’s just say Ms D had a blast singing and dancing!
I also write, sing, and record songs about breaking free from Domestic Violence. Silent No More – that’s me. Singing about what really goes on behind closed doors when you live in abuse. Not to glorify what happened, but to raise awareness. People don’t know what happens unless we tell them. People can’t help the next woman out of abuse if they don’t know how or what to do next.
Here is my Bio from Broadjam:
Diana is a Music Minister, Blogger, Poetess, and Recording Artist based in Southern WI. She has received many TOP 10 AWARDS from Broadjam, Inc. in the Jazz, Country, Folk, and World Categories.
Diana Rasmussen is a Soul Survivor. She plays live at the local coffee shops and leads the Worship Team every week at Janesville Apostolic Ministries. Her songs focus on overcoming adversity, breaking free from domestic violence, and living beyond depression. Fans have called her songs, “haunting, powerful, and edgy”. Diana sounds like Annie Lennox and Bonnie Raitt, and there is a raw honesty about her lyrics.
WALKING WOUNDED by Secret Angel and Diana Rasmussen
Mixed/Mastered by Chameleon
Diana (PrayersandPromises) and Secret Angel (Secretangelps911) met on WordPress. Having both come from a past of abuse, they have a lot in common. Secret Angel has written a book sharing her story, “THE WALKING WOUNDED”. Secret Angel wrote the poem “The Walking Wounded” and Diana put a portion of the poem to music. A portion of the proceeds of this song will benefit Secret Angel Ministry.
Diana is an established Singer/Songwriter and “Soul Survivor” with many TOP 10 Songs on the Indie charts at Broadjam, Inc. Her songs focus on overcoming adversity, breaking free from domestic violence, and living beyond depression. Fans have called her songs, “haunting, powerful, and edgy”. Diana sounds like Annie Lennox and Bonnie Raitt, and there is a raw honesty about her lyrics. Diana has received many TOP 10 AWARDS from Broadjam, Inc. in the Country, Folk, Jazz, and World Categories.
Secret Angel’s book, “THE WALKING WOUNDED”, talks about how abuse happens and how victims become trapped in their situations. It brings understanding to the plight of victims as Secret Angel reveals her own true story, including how God intervened in her life and rescued her. “THE WALKING WOUNDED” is in publication currently and will be released in August of 2013, with a plan for the majority of proceeds to go into ministries that help victims of abuse.
SNOW WHITE DARKNESS – An album sharing what it feels like to be in Domestic Violence.
By Diana Rasmussen, Chris Williams, Chameleon,
Mixed/Mastered by Protilius Productions and Chameleon.
1 in 3 women are broken, battered, or scared by abuse or domestic violence. These songs tell story.
$2 of every Album sale (20%) will benefit Secret Angel Ministry for building Safe Houses all across the US and the World.
LATTER RAIN – An album that features the best of Diana’s Instrumentals with music from all over the World! Many of these songs have won TOP 10 Awards at Broadjam, Inc. Take a break from everyday life, and come on the journey – to a secret place for rest and revival…
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14 thoughts on “Who Are You Girl?”
Thanks Diana! You are such a blessing to all who come in contact with you! Thanks for your help with our song and all that you do to reach out to victims of abuse. God bless you my friend!!
You too Angel, you are such a strong and mighty woman of God. Keep shining that light girl!
Love you my sister!!!
I love that you use your music to promote such powerful messages of love and hope. I’m sure it’s somewhat cathartic and healing too?
Yes. There is healing in letting it out and sharing. Thank you sis!
Fantastic that you can both help others and help yourself all at once. There’s something rather magical about that. x