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Runrig – Every River lyrics

You ask me to believe in magic
Expect me to commit suicide of the heart
And you ask me to play this game without question
Raising the stakes on this shotgun roulette

Every river I try to cross
Every hill I try to climb
Every ocean I try to swim
Every road I try to find
All the ways of my life
I'd rather be with you
There's no way
Without you

But you came to me like the ways of children
Simple as breathing, easy as air
Now the years hold no fears, like the wind they pass over
Loved, forgiven, washed, saved

Every river I try to cross
Every hill I try to climb
Every ocean I try to swim
Every road I try to find
All the ways of my life
I'd rather be with you
There's no way
Without you

Every river I try to cross
Every hill I try to climb
Every ocean I try to swim
And every road I try to find

All the ways of my life
I'd rather be with you
There's no way
Without you

Every river I try to cross
Every hill I try to climb
Every ocean I try to swim
Every road I try to find
All the ways of my life
I'd rather be with you
There's no way
Without you



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    ScottishHeart
    First off I am an American but i so Love Runrig. I am guessing about the meaning of the song. I don't know. But this is what it means to me so far.

    I see Every River as a love song to the creator. Runrig has always been a band of Christians if not a Christian band. I'm writing the meaning in first person because that is how it's sung.

    Four lines are all the ways we try to connect with our Lord in our time on earth.

    People naturally believe in God. Something inside us just knows. When we try to deny him is when it gets complicated.

    Now the years hold no fears, like the wind they pass over. Loved, forgiven, washed, saved

    Pretty simple when you know that to die is to be with the Creator then growing old and dying isn't a scary thing at all. This is the best I can come up with so far. I would love to hear more thoughts.
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