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I hope you never lose your sense of wonder
You get your fill to eat
But always keep that hunger
May you never take one single breath for granted
God forbid love ever leave you empty handed
I hope you still feel small
When you stand beside the ocean
Whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens
Promise me you'll give faith a fighting chance

And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance
I hope you dance
I hope you dance

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance
Never settle for the path of least resistance
Living might mean taking chances
But they're worth taking
Lovin' might be a mistake
But it's worth making
Don't let some hell bent heart
Leave you bitter
When you come close to selling out
Reconsider
Give the heavens above
More than just a passing glance

And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance
I hope you dance
(Time is a real and constant motion always)
I hope you dance
(Rolling us along)
I hope you dance
(Tell me who)
I hope you dance
(Wants to look back on their youth and wonder)
(Where those years have gone)

I hope you still feel small
When you stand beside the ocean
Whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens
Promise me you'll give faith a fighting chance

And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance
Dance
I hope you dance
I hope you dance
(Time is a real and constant motion always)
I hope you dance
(Rolling us along)
I hope you dance
(Tell me who)
(Wants to look back on their youth and wonder)
I hope you dance
(Where those years have gone)

(Tell me who)
I hope you dance
(Wants to look back on their youth and wonder)
(Where those years have gone)



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    UnregisteredFeb 25, 2014 at 9:18 am
    It's for all those no matter how old, who feel like they have been swept away to the sidelines by life. It's to encourage and inspire them to keep on living and experience once again all the joys and pain that life has to offer. It gives us all the chance of dancing once again.
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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 7:26 pm
    The first time i heard this song, it was engraved in my heart to my daughter. I pray that every time a challenge presents itself, she will "dance" rather than sit it out. So far so good!
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    UnregisteredDec 8, 2011 at 12:06 am
    It reminds me of my little sister that died and i only pent 2 years with her and then the lord took and and i detacate this song to her

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