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I get this feeling every year, the first days of winter
Pull out that box of souvenirs, to read your old letters
In a stack of memories, found a note you left for me
It almost feels like you're still here
I hear your voice in every word
You told me to remember

Take each day and make it last
Cause you turn around and the future is the past
Here and now is all we have
The beginning and the end mean so little
What matters most is what's in the middle

Makes me smile when I look back to every summer
Forget your birthday and just laugh; say it's just a number
But Sunday afternoons, they meant so much to you
The simple things were golden, you found beauty in every moment

Take each day and make it last
Cause you turn around and the future is the past
Here and now is all we have
The beginning and the end mean so little
What matters most is what's in the middle

The day you're born is just a start
Your last breath is a question mark
The story of your life is in the in-between

Take each day and make it last
Cause you turn around and the future is the past
Here and now is all we have
The beginning and the end mean so little
What matters most is what's in the middle
What's in the middle



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    UnregisteredFeb 29, 2012 at 1:08 pm
    This is a really inspiring song. We can get so wrapped up in things that we don't take the time to enjoy our lives. We are just so busy, and focused on what is wrong with our lives that we are not living it to the fullest the way that we would if we realized that tomorrow would never come. Its an incredible song and lauren did a an amazing job singing it. I think that its a strong message.
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    UnregisteredJan 31, 2012 at 1:02 pm
    I think what lauren is saying is that you have to live in the present and don't look back to the past. The past is the past and it really doesn't matter. The future doesn't really matter either because we honestly don't know what's going to happen in the future. What matters most is what's in the middle.
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    UnregisteredJan 20, 2012 at 4:31 am
    To me it means live life to the fullest and live in the moment. It's a very heart touching song when you really pay attention to the lyrics.
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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 12:08 am
    For me it reminds me of my great grandparents they died from alsimers and liver failer the only thing i have to remember him by are memeres and her are a pair of high hells i didnt even get to meet here but im named after her i miss them both dearly
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    UnregisteredDec 19, 2011 at 11:42 pm
    My mother in law is terminally ill with cancer and for my the middle is a song that represents all that she has taught me.

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