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I am the sea on a moonless night
Calling falling, slipping tides
I am the leaky, dripping pipes
The endless, aching drops of lights

I am the raindrop falling down
Always longing for the deeper ground
I am the broken, breaking seas
Even my blood finds ways to bleed

Even the rivers ways to run
Even the rain to reach the sun
Even my thirsty streams
Even in my dreams

I am restless
I am restless
I am restless
I'm looking for you
I am restless
I run like the ocean to find your shore
I'm looking for you

I am the thorn stuck in your side
I am the one that you left behind
I am the dried up doubting eyes
Looking for the well that won't run dry

Running for the other side
The world that I've always been denied
Running hard for the infinite
With the tears of saints and hypocrites

Oh, blood of black and white and grey
Oh, death in life and night in day
One by one by one
We let our rivers run

I am restless
I am restless
I'm looking for you
I am restless
I run like the ocean to find your shore
I'm looking for you

I can hear you breathing
I can feel you leading
More than just a feeling

I can feel you reaching
Pushing through the ceiling
Till the final healing
I'm looking for you

Until the sea of glass we meet
At last completed and complete
Where tide and tear and pain subside
And laughter drinks them dry

I'll be waiting
Anticipating
All that I aim for
What I was made for

With every heartbeat
All of my blood bleeds
Running inside me
I'm looking for you



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    UnregisteredMar 10, 2012 at 7:31 pm
    Jesus is restless seeking after all will come to him. He never grows tired or weary and he will never stop looking for all of us. Red yellow black or white, he seeks for us. He came to give life to all,who would call upon the name of the lord. Praise yahweh god.
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    UnregisteredSep 5, 2012 at 1:50 am
    Restless is a song about how our bodies, like creation, are desperately trying to find and be with god. Even if we don't know it, we need him. Our lives will be desolate and full of emptiness and without purpose without him.
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    UnregisteredJul 9, 2012 at 11:19 am
    Another switchfoot reference to augustine who said “you have made us for yourself , our lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in you. ” we rush around trying to fill the void in our lives but it will only be satisfied by the one who put it there, our very creator.
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    Daniel AltenburgAug 27, 2013 at 8:18 pm
    One of the Best Switchfoot songs of all time, my favorite line is: "Until the sea of glass we meet. At Last Completed and Complete. Where the Tide of of fear and pain subside. Cause Laughter drinks them dry". Just a classic song.
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    UnregisteredJan 3, 2012 at 1:20 am
    We are never really satisfy here on our earthly home because this is temporary, but, it is here we we need to find him our lord, but in our reach we remain restless till we get to our real home, but it here where we need to teach others to find him too. Where real joy is... His great love!

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