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Johnny Cash – A Half A Mile A Day lyrics

One night after a concert
I walked through the streets of the town
And came upon a little church

The service was over but the testimonials had just begun
People caught up in the spirit of the night
Just didn’t want to leave
So I stepped inside the door
And sat down by a little old lady in the back

A man stood up in front and said
“I just want all of you to know that
I’m going straight to heaven as fast as I can go
Like an arrow shot from a bow” and he sat down

Another man stood up and said
“I’m sailin' right straight into heaven
Like a giant clipper ship, sailin' on a sea of blue
And nothin's gonna deter me or keep me from that safe harbor”

He sat down and another man stood up and said
“I’m flyin' into the portals of heaven on silver wings
Sailin' over all the troubles and trials down below
Straight on in” and he sat down

The little lady beside me made it to her feet slowly
And all got quiet as she raised her face
Not to the preacher or the congregation
But toward heaven and prayerfully said

I’m comin', Lord for my heavenly reward
I’m on my way to You, can You see me comin' through?
Through clouds of persecution and stumblin' on the way
But I expect I’m makin' 'bout a half a mile a day

The road to Heaven doesn’t have a rapid transit plan
It's one way with no changes goin' to the promised land
But I believe that if I'll heed the things He had to say
Even I might get to Heaven at a half a mile a day

Lord, when I let You lead, I don’t make any speed
Cause I have to stop and touch the ones who need so much
And then sometimes others pull me off of Your narrow way
And by my mistakes I barely make a half a mile a day

But the road to Heaven doesn’t have a rapid transit plan
It's one way with no changes goin' to the promised land
But I believe that if I'll heed the things He had to say
Even I might get to Heaven at a half a mile a day
Even I might get to Heaven at a half a mile a day



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