I am Who I am …. by Jim Adams
When the people of Israel that were enslaved in Egypt, they cried out to God for deliverance, and God answered using this cryptic expression, “I am who I am”, which supposedly meant that he would deliver their freedom. Moses heard this from God at the burning bush and he was supposed to tell the people of Israel that, “I am has sent me to you”, and the ineffable name of ‘I AM’ has since become so sacred that it is blasphemous to say this out loud, so it should not be spoken.
Meredith Brooks was more forthcoming in her song ‘I’m A Bitch, I’m A Lover’ that she co-wrote with Shelly Peiken and it became a huge hit in 1997. Shelly said that this song was written when she was frustrated with her life, having had 10 years of album cuts without ever having a single. She was coming home from…
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