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Kat McDowell  Healing, inspiring and connecting the world through words & melodies โ™ซ From NZ & Japan & based in LA! I also opened an Etsy store @katsmusiccrafts ๐Ÿ˜โ†“

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Writing with @samknaak was a blast! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

"So many lives, so many questions.. so many rivers of tears run to the ๐ŸŒŠ ocean. What is my life? Why am I here? I'm on the search to find it now, till my final breath.. it's not over yet.." - 3.11
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I wrote this song while picking up pieces of my broken heart a year after 3.11.2011.
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When there is so much suffering in this world and so much loss, fear and hate, things can seem so blurry and not make sense.
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I know and have experience God as a God of love and goodness but I see him through a broken lens and am always trying to find moments of clarity. To figure out how I can be part of the solution and not the problem. To use my words wisely as they have the power of life or death but not get so wrapped up in fear that I don't say anything at all.
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Concerts should be a safe place where people come to lay their worries down, so it breaks my heart that so many young souls were taken today at a concert.
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I can not understand a cause that glorifies taking innocent lives but my heart also breaks for the terrorists who are broken enough to believe it. .
Praying that other extremists will find their moment of clarity before it's too late and their life is wasted on taking others'.
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Love always wins and it's far from over. โค๏ธ

I love those filters!! Another day of practice / writing and office work #hustle

As I plan the next Japan tour I am going back through old photos and videos and miss Japan a lot. ๆ‡ใ‹ใ—ใ„ๆ€ใ„ๅ‡บใฐใ‹ใ‚Š๏ผ ๆ—ฅๆœฌใŒๆ‹ใ—ใใชใ‚Šใพใ™๏ผใ“ใฎๅ†™็œŸใฏ @daishidance ใฎใƒฉใ‚คใƒ–ใงใ™ใ€‚ .
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#throwback #tbt #photography #singersongwriter #japan #photoshoot #taylorguitars #guitar #ageha #daishidance #hapa #ใƒฉใ‚คใƒ– #ๆญŒๆ‰‹ #ใ‚ทใƒณใ‚ฌใƒผใ‚ฝใƒณใ‚ฐใƒฉใ‚คใ‚ฟใƒผ #ใƒใ‚ฆใ‚นใƒŸใƒฅใƒผใ‚ธใƒƒใ‚ฏ #singersofinstagram #liveshow #livemusic #electronicmusic

Breathe in and out. Every day is a new day and an opportunity to start over.
๐Ÿ“ท: @erikku22 #ericmicotto .
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#throwback #tbt #photography #singersongwriter #japan #photoshoot #taylorguitars #guitar #singersofinstagram

Tracking vocals today! ๐Ÿ˜ #newmusic #recordingstudio #recordingstudiolife #albumten

I miss my mother โค๏ธ she's Tango dancing in Buenos Aires right now. ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ#mymotheriscoolerthanme

Had a photo shoot today with some awesome people!! Thank you @daigo_leonsroarphoto @aliemburymakeup & @kentarobert

Been an amazing day!! From writing a song with some ridiculously talented friends to Just wrapping up a studio session!! We got some awesome takes this week!! I am so honored to work with all these amazing people! โค๏ธโค๏ธ

Video 2 out of a three part video series with @alfa_music and @priskamusik you can see the full video on YouTube (link is in the bio!) :-) have a happy Thursday!!!

Please check out our cover of #shapeofyou by @alfa_music and @priskamusik Alfa's new album "Spark and Fury" is coming out on June 23rd and you can go support her by Pre ordering her album on iTunes now! ๐Ÿ˜Š link to full video is in my bio!

I am SO EXCITED to have @joelvandizzle play guitar on this album!!! #albumten I'll be sharing some videos later with my kickstarter and Patreon supporters!! Yay! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

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