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If my words did glow with the gold of sunshine
And my tunes were played on the harp unstrung,
Would you hear my voice come thru the music,
Would you hold it near as it were your own?

It's a hand-me-down, the thoughts are broken,
Perhaps they're better left unsung.
I don't know, don't really care
Let there be songs to fill the air.

Ripple in still water,
When there is no pebble tossed,
Nor wind to blow.

Reach out your hand if your cup be empty,
If your cup is full may it be again,
Let it be known there is a fountain,
That was not made by the hands of men.

There is a road, no simple highway,
Between the dawn and the dark of night,
And if you go no one may follow,
That path is for your steps alone.

Ripple in still water,
When there is no pebble tossed,
Nor wind to blow.

You who choose to lead must follow
But if you fall you fall alone,
If you should stand then whos to guide you?
If I knew the way I would take you home.

La dee da da da, la da da da da, da da da, da da, da da da da da
La da da da, la da da, da da, la da da da, la da, da da.



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    If i tell the gospel, and it fell upon deaf ears
    Would you hear what i am saying?
    Would you consider it the truth as told by your own lips?

    It's a story that has been handed down much generation, but some do not believe.
    Maybe i should keep it to myself
    I don't know and don't really care
    I will sing the song; it is up to you to decide

    A person in the world touches other people without intentionally trying to.

    Reach out to your brother and sisters if you need a hand/your cup filled.
    If you are doing well / your cup is already filled, may you share or help others and you will be rewarded. Your cup will be filled by god's fountain.

    Everyone has his own road to hoe between the time they are born and the time they die.
    We alone walk this road; we make our own decisions in life. No one may follow they to make their own decisions. I cannot make the decisions for you that you must do on your own.

    You be a leader but must follow the lord.
    If you choose not to follow the lord, you are on your own.
    If you choose to stand alone with out the guidance of god, then who will guide you.
    If i knew the way to heaven i would take you home.

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