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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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    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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    UnregisteredJul 8, 2012 at 4:31 am
    I believe that this song is trying to say many things but the most important is that we travel through many places and situations in our lives but every stop we make makes us wiser and more capable of coping with our lives and helps us to move on to a better place waiting for us in our future. There is no limit to who you can become no matter where you started. Never give up.
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    UnregisteredMay 11, 2012 at 7:15 pm
    This means to me that this place is just are temporary home but if you have jesus you will have a better home every time I hear this song it reminds me of my uncle he was like my best friend and my dad he died when I was five and I never lefted his side unless he went to work and this song really touches me really well thanks so much for reading.
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    UnregisteredDec 7, 2011 at 5:57 am
    This song really encourages me to go on in my journey in life with the lord because sometimes I feel so alone and it seems that I have no one that I can talk to and especially when there are times that I'm almost drowned because of the problems that are so heavy and too much to bear. Whenever I sing this song, it really makes me cry and it makes me stronger. I know that god is the one who actually strengthens me through this song! :)

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