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When The River Meets The Sea
~ sung by John Denver / Written by Paul Williams

When the mountain touches the valley
All the clouds are taught to fly
As our souls will leave this land most peacefully
Though our minds be filled with questions
In our hearts we'll understand
When the river meets the sea

Like a flower that has blossomed
In this dry and barren sand
We are born and born again most gracefully
Plus the winds of time will take us
With a sure and steady hand
When the river meets the sea

Patience my brothers
And patience my son
In that sweet and final hour
Truth and justice will be done

Like a baby when it is sleeping
In its mother's loving arms
What a newborn baby dreams is a mystery (a mystery)

But this life will find a purpose
And in time we'll understand
When the river meets the sea
When the river meets the almighty sea



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    UnregisteredMar 7, 2012 at 12:15 pm
    Well, mr. Williams must have been a "born again christian" and the song deals with our passing and meeting god. We are all rivers, flowing through life and someday we will meet the almighty sea, and all will be known to us.
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 5:50 pm
    This song speaks of eternal truths and the reality that we all ultimately contribute to the human history, spirit, and will all leave a legacy (whatever that may be).
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    UnregisteredJan 10, 2012 at 4:33 am
    When i heard this song it made me feel close to god and when the river meets the sea is saying when we pass and go to heaven to meet jesus.

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