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GOT TO ME

 

Watching the news and all the refugees

Saw blank stares on their faces, down on their luck and on their knees in random different places.

And it got to me. Yeah, it really got to me.

 

Saw a kid on the street just living hand to mouth

Canít believe that people turn a blind eye and donít stop to help them out.

And it got to me. Yeah, it really got to me.

 

So been thinking Ďbout how I should now be grateful for my life

Got money, job and endless stuff. Iím taking life in my stride. And it got to me. Yeah, it really got to me.

 

I donít need to ask how ends can meet. Got everything I need

I know Iíve got a future and more than a chance to succeed

And it got to me. Yeah, it really got to me.

 

So Iím saying to myself , ďAm I just someone who turns away?Ē

Leaving it to someone else to fix what just wonít go away

And it got to me. Yeah, it really got to me.

 

How much do I really value life,† if my hands stay in my pockets

If I donít give a little, to change a little and get stuck right in to stop it.

And it got to me. Yeah, it really got to me.

 

Watching the news, I donít shut off, I get down off my fence

Finding ways and means to lend a hand and shake of my indifference.

Cause it got to me. Yeah, it really got to me.

 

 

TRUTH BE TOLD

 

I have a problem that makes me feel afraid.

Running so much deeper than the choices Iíve made.

Sometimes the right solution is close, so near.

Though when lifeís kept at armsí length thereís hurt and fear.

 

But itís hard to begin to try to heal,

When the hurt runs too deep, itís so very real.

Need to plant in my mind the will to succeed.

If the truth be told, I know just what I need.

 

So Iím ready to begin to resolve this now.

Keep my distance from saying I donít know how.

If my thoughts I begin to rearrange,

I could win this battle and effect the change.

 

But itís hard to begin to try to heal.

When the hurt runs too deep, itís so very real.

Need to plant in my mind the will to succeed.

If the truth be told, I know what I need.

 

Need to leave this problem and do whatís right.

Raise it onto a high shelf way out of my sight.

Now increase the distance between me and whatís wrong.

So, I start to believe I belong and Iím strong.

 

But itís hard to begin to try to heal.

When the hurt runs too deep, itís so very real.

Need to plant in my mind the will to succeed.

If the truth be told, I know what I need.

 

So, Iíll forgive the world, including myself,

For not fixing the hurt that so long Iíve felt.

I will value being different and take my stand

Knowing itís OK to be who I am.

 

I have a problem that makes me feel afraid.

Running so much deeper than the choices Iíve made.

Found the solution it was close, so near.

Time to play my part and live life without fear.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHOW THE WORLD

 

People have a right to their own opinion

But how do you know that yours is right?

Does it have principles the world can rely on?

Does it banish hurt and selfish pride?

 

True decisions always have to be made

But will yours cause fear or poverty?

Are you sure itís not just all about you

And what YOU think the solution should be.

 

Show the world that love is the only answer.

Show the world we can live without tears and pain.

Show the world a life without stress or confusion.

Show the world with His help peace can remain.

 

We each have a right to a personal opinion

But not who should live or who should die.

That decision is Godís. Only He has the power

To change a heart and read a mind.

 

In a world thatís full of double standards.

We sometimes think that we know best.

There are thoughts that transcend human thinking.

How can you be sure that youíll pass the test?

 

Show the world that love is the only answer.

Show the world we can live without tears and pain.

Show the world a life without stress or confusion.

Show the world with His help peace can remain.

 

If it causes pain it may not be the solution.

If it could hurt the innocent stop in your tracks.

Youíre not the one who must solve every problem.

Only God has the right to take life back.

 

Stop negative thoughts and harmful deceptions.

Start to show that you care and know how to love.

Our world can transcend divisions and borders.

Share a vision of this earth that comes from above.†

 

Show the world that love is the only answer.

Show the world we can live without tears and pain.

Show the world a life without stress or confusion.

Show the world with His help peace can remain.

 

Lifeís a precious gift so use yours wisely.

Life is always sacred and not yours to take.

If you want to make this world a better place

Banish the anger and show love not hate.

 

 

ANOTHER DAY IS OVER†

 

Another day is over

The writingís on the wall

Itís time to stop reflecting on

The dreams that made me stand so tall

Now Iím fully awake

And Iím standing on my feet

From now until tomorrow

The sun will be much colder

Than the one within my dreams.

 

I love you so much that it hurts

I feel pain in my heart

I never knew that love would leave me

Standing alone in the dark

Now Iím feeling so empty

And thereís nothing left to say

So as you leave Iíll smile and wave

Then turn so you donít see

My tear stained face

 

See our picture with me

Hold it in your head

And when the new day starts to dawn

On the painful tears that weíve both shed

And Iíll begin all over

I will start to live again

Pretend a new beginningís here

And dream a dream for which

Thereíll be no end

 

I love you so much that it hurts

I feel pain in my heart

I never knew that love would leave me

Standing alone in the dark

Now Iím feeling so empty

And thereís nothing left to say

So as you leave Iíll smile and wave

Then turn so you donít see

My tear stained face

 

So come a little closer

Please hold my hand once more

Iím scared to branch out on my own

It hurts to know youíve closed the door

And Iíll take it upon myself

To recall what we once had

But when I look and youíre not there

Iíll hold my breath, fight back the tears

And try not to be sad