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Little boy, six years old
A little too used to being alone
Another new mom and dad, another school
Another house that'll never be home

When people ask him how he likes this place
He looks up and says with a smile upon his face

This is my temporary home
It's not where I belong
Windows and rooms that I'm passing through
This is just a stop on the way to where I'm going
I'm not afraid because I know
This is my temporary home

Mmmmm

A young mom on her own
She needs a little help, got no where to go
She's looking for a job, looking for a way out
'Cause a half-way house will never be a home

At night she whispers to her baby girl
Someday we'll find our place here in this world

This is our temporary home
It's not where we belong
Windows and rooms that we're passing through
This is just a stop on the way to where we're going
I'm not afraid because I know
This is our temporary home

Old man, hospital bed
The room is filled with people he loves
And he whispers, "don't cry for me,
I'll see you all someday"

He looks up and says,
"I can see God's face"

This is my temporary home
It's not where I belong
Windows and rooms that I'm passing through
This was just a stop on the way to where I'm going
I'm not afraid because I know
This was my temporary home

Mmmmm

This is our temporary home



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    sassymama05May 3, 2010 at 11:14 pm
    this song reminds me of my grandpa every time i hear it. the day that my grandpa died i turned on the radio and it was the first song i hurd, then the day of his funral i hurd it on the way to the service and on the way to the graveyard. and the funny thing is that my grandpa always told me that this is our temporary home and i never belived him untill the day he died.
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    mileycyrus2010Aug 23, 2010 at 10:16 pm
    this song is soo sad. i cry everytime i listen to it. it is soo good. carrie and you are soo pretty and talented. make more songs like this!
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    mileycyrusrocksAug 7, 2010 at 6:21 pm
    this song is so inspirational.:) i am crying right now.:( it's too good and my saddest part is the old man in the hospital bed part. and sorry to all you guys who lost someone special in your life. don't worry,if you need someone to talk to you can talk to me. and i have also lost someone special in my life. (my great grandpa.) he was 103 yrs old.
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    hpearson8May 20, 2010 at 10:58 pm
    this song never fails to make me cry. when my boyfriend broke up with me i felt like the world was ending. i know that sounds dramatic but at the time it kinda felt like that. and listening to this song gave me comfort because in the end earth is your temporary home and my real home is in heaven with jesus. and even if things are bad now, they will all be right one day in heaven.
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    james1478May 11, 2010 at 1:58 am
    my cousin died on my 11th birthday and i believe that this is our temporary home. cause this is just a stop on the way to where were going. this is not it.

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