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Your heartache is breaking you…

September 15, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Meditations, Music, Videos

Your Heartache is Breaking You . . .

I don't know about you but music and art speaks to me in ways that no stack of theology books can touch (even though I regularly and easily get lost in the sublimity of the writings of the saints). Reaching an even deeper level are those artists and lyrics that are true in art and theology. In these works of art we can completely rest and be led into the heart of God through the marriage of truth and beauty. Audrey Assad, a marvelous Catholic singer, often leads my heart to the heart of God. This one is for those who's heartache is breaking you but who have hope because when we look to Christ, help is always on the way. Lift up your head…

If this music moves your heart too, please support Audrey by sharing this post on Facebook. She is a great gift to the Church.

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Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband and father of four, the Executive Director of and writer for EWTN's National Catholic Register, a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer and speaker who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN's Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

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  • Thanks to you I’ve been hopping from Audrey Assad video to another on YouTube 🙂 Her music is beautiful!
    First read her talking about Seeking Holiness before a Spouse on Register but only heard her songs now. And this songs fits well with that. Before my second conversion, I got heartbroken over a friend I had a crush on. I later realized that God was opening my heart for the graces He wanted to give me my first silent retreat a month later! Best heartbreak ever! 😀

  • Aine

    Just got this in my inbox at s time when I need it most.

    • I am delighted Aine. What do you hear the Holy Spirit saying to you through this song?

  • John Stewart

    I think the day-to-day anxiety of living is a kind of heartache. It may not seem like it has anything to do with losing love or being separated from a loved one, but from a Catholic point of view, it does.

  • Audrey Assad

    Thanks for posting this video. Glad to be a blessing, and thankful for the support!

    • Ah well – you thanking me is a bit humorous. May God increase your audience a thousand fold and may you continuously grow in His love and grace.

    • Piofabio

      Your music is inspirational …what a gift of both voice and a heart of faith …It reminded me of the meditations on the agony of Jesus in the garden by Padre Pio that im reading at the moment ,a wonderful contemporary sound for a wonderful truth .
      Thankyou .God bless. 10/10

    • Babs

      I just got your CD – Loving it!!!!

  • Marg

    thank you Audrey for sharing your gift of music with us. God really does reach us through music and your song was very moving. In our times when we feel alone it is very reassuring to know and believe that “God is enough”. I just need to keep that at the fore front! thanks again, loved your voice and music!

  • Pat

    This song touched my heart and soul……Thanks Audrey for sharing your beautiful gift with us.

  • Mary Ann

    Beautiful voice, beautiful song along with a great gift. Where can you buy her music?

  • philip

    …sorry..I mean where can I get the “lyrics” !

  • sarah

    This is a wonderful and powerful song!!

  • Sherry

    I am that person lying on my bed with heartache breaking me. As I sobbed my way through your beautiful Holy Spirit-filled song I felt a sense of hope wash over me. I am on my way to pray for me…..and, for you….that God will continue to bless others through your wonderful gift of music. Thank You!

  • patricia

    Hope against the un hope despair and discouragement. Love Jesus the Holy Spirit is there he is the way.

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