Recommended Music

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Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.  Anonymous

Where words fail, music speaks.  Hans Christian Anderson

Music has always been a comfort to sufferers.  Music is used in different ways all across the globe to promote healing and improve quality of life.  Studies have even shown that music reduces stress, and can enhance motor skills and athletic performance.

TVFV has found that music is a great resource for helping victims who are struggling with the pain and suffering brought into their lives through violent crime.  Listed below is music that we think speaks to the broken hearts of victims.  There is a healing that comes from just knowing that other people have experienced your level of pain, and they understand.  It is validating.

Suggested music is available from itunes.com.

“Every Storm Runs Out of Rain” by Gary Allan
“If I Had It All” by the Dave Matthews Band
“It Don’t Matter” by Tommy Sims
“Sand And Water” by Beth Nielsen Chapman
“Who You’d Be Today” by Kenny Chesney
“I’ve Got To Use My Imagination” by Gladys Knight and the Pips
“Stars” by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
“Bring On The Rain” by Jo Dee Messina
“When I Look To The Sky” by Train
“Go Rest High On That Mountain” by Vince Gill
“Holes In The Floor Of Heaven” by Steve Wariner
“One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men
“Tears In Heaven” by Eric Clapton
“When I Get Where I’m Going” by Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton
“Somewhere Down The Road” by Amy Grant

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Christian:
For Christians, knowing there is a God who cares about your pain is a reminder needed to get through each horrible moment of restoration.

“Praise You In This Storm” by Casting Crowns
“Worn” by Tenth Avenue North
“Psalm 13” by Nate Hale
“Grace” by Tenth Avenue North
“Out Of My Hands” by Jars of Clay
“Strangers Here” by 10th Avenue North
“Where Life Will Never Die” by 10th Avenue North
“Redeemed” by Big Daddy Weave
“You’ve Got Love For Me” by Unspoken
“Don’t Give Up” by Calling Glory
“Rise” by Shawn McDonald
“Sweetly Broken” by Jeremy Riddle
“Beautiful Things” by Michael Gungor
“Please Be My Strength” by Michael Gungor
“Jesus In Disguise” by Brandon Heath
“My Help Comes From The Lord” by Museum
“Fall Apart” by Josh Wilson
“Losing” by Tenth Avenue North
“The Hurt and The Healer” by Casting Crowns
“Restless” by Switchfoot
“Blessings” by Laura Story
“No Matter What” by Kerrie Roberts
“When I Call On Jesus” by Nicole C. Mullens
“Oh How I Need You” by All Sons And Daughters
“We Are Blessed” by All Sons and Daughters
“Behold Our God” by Sovereign Grace
“The Longing” by All Sons and Daughters
“Hear the Sound” by All Sons and Daughters
“Rising Sun” by All Sons and Daughters
“All The Poor And Powerless” by All Sons and Daughters
“Called Me Higher” by All Sons and Daughters
“These Things Take Time” by Sanctus Real
“Keep My Heart Alive” by Sanctus Real
“What Can I Do” by Reliant K