Uplifting and moving ballads by Vicki Lein about dreams, love, family and folks working together for a better world. Vicki's life has been a tough one: legally blind from a home with too much alcohol, this is her poignant journey. In a unique combination of candor, humor, and original songs, international speaker Vicki Hannah Lein, MS Counseling, shares the joy and challenge of her journey to a more authentic, fulfilling life.
Legally blind and a recovering Adult Child of an Alcoholic, Vicki travels by herself all over the world, getting people on their feet, cheering, singing, laughing, and wiping away tears. She inspires her audiences to find magic, humor, and perspective in the adversities of everyday living. Her book, Woman with a Voice: Daring to Live Authentically Ever After, highlights her journey with stories, poems, and song lyrics. Her CDs are full of songs that will make you think, make you laugh, and make you cry.
This song was written to celebrate the beauty in us all with poetic sign language. This song has been taught all over the world so would be a great addition for motivational, inspirational and uplifting projects, incuding school assemblies, teaching through music, recovery, courage, self-image, etc. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
A song about the power of community working together, caring about the well-being of all its neighbors and global citizens. This song would work well in heartwarming documentaries, stories of triumph or tragedy, even advertisements or public service announcements. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
A tender song about valuing a person for who they really are, and choosing the eyes with which to see life's setbacks. It would enhance a scene about comfort or empowerment following the perceived loss of one's previous abilities or worth. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
“Advance Directive” calls for death with dignity. It was written when my husband’s mother died after suffering much too long through the attempts to save her. “Oh, let me die. Oh, let me be. Let me pass over with dignity. This precious death belongs to me. Let me die. Set me free.”, Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
A fun, uplifting song about living each day as if it were your last! What are your dreams? What are all the possibilities? Why not live it? A song for motivational, creative and uplifting scenes. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
Step up, lean in, make no excuses, and stay in the game: "Step Up, No More Waiting" gets you on your feet dancing your way to making your dreams come true! This uplifting song fits in motivational, inspirational, turning-point scenes and montages. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
A fun, multi-style, tongue-in-cheek song about blaming your problems on anyone (and everyone) else but yourself. Each segment of this song could have a separate unique effect on a film scene, from motivational to comedy. Female Vocals, Folk, Folk Pop
"Courage to Mourn" asserts the importance of the grieving process after suffering a loss. It takes time to heal. This song encourages friends to be there in support without offering advice or judgment. "Your presence is enough... you don't need to know the right words to say." Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
"Take a Stand for Love" is a lively waltz: “Take a stand for love. Don’t worry about the gender. Take a stand for love. All love is legal tender. Judge not lest ye be judged, don’t you know? Let’s loosen our grip on the stones that we throw.”, Female Vocals, Folk, Folk Pop
For many years I thought I had no business singing solo and did not have the ability to sing harmony. “Sing My Song” is about my commitment to lean in to finding out who I am and to encourage other people to do the same. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
As an adult child of an alcoholic, I was asked by a therapist to write a list of rules I grew up with and then to turn those rules inside out. The result is “I Deserve to Be Loved.” People have sobbed when singing this song. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
A pledge of allegiance for the entire world united, with qualities we can all agree on: compassion, dignity, abundance, unity. Also, a special message to the USA. This song could be used in a political or cultural film with a focus on tolerance and uniting. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk
No matter how you live it, life is uncertain. This song was written after my daughter nearly died at age 20. We can't run away from what life may throw at us, but we can look it in the face with courage and faith. Female Vocals, Folk, Contemporary Folk