These songs were inspired by nature, faith, and the connections we have with others. Connections with family, friends, and new faces provided much of the backbone for these songs as well as inspirations from travels to Hawaii, Yosemite, Idyllwild, Ouray, Havasupai, and more . There is a sense of capturing both the vastness and immensity of creation as well as some of the depth and subtleties it has to offer. I wanted the artwork and songs to reflect this natural feel that has one foot in wonderment, excitement, and exploration and the other in simple familiarity. Release date May 1, 2014.