The Journey of Your Life

Album: Barefoot Blue Jean Night (2011)
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  • He was old school and overalls
    Tough as nails as I recall
    He fought a war and came back home
    Honest as the day was long
    And right before my grandpa died
    He looked me right straight in the eyes
    Said here's some words to get you by
    To help you on the journey of your life

    You'll need a hero
    And a good dog
    Especially a good dog
    A hammer and a handsaw
    A band-aid now and then
    You'll need a home to come home to
    Son we all need a refuge
    On the straight and narrow path
    You need to learn to bend
    Get a good square keep it level
    Have grace to face the devil
    You'll need an angel flying by your side
    On the journey of your life

    Ride the wind 'til we meet again
    On the other side of life
    You'll need some good luck and a Bible
    Especially a Bible
    A lot of faith in God above
    And a woman you can love
    You'll need a good song that you can sing on
    And a shoulder you can lean on
    And you gotta draw the line sometimes when push comes to shove
    You'll need to lose some to be a winner
    And have courage to surrender
    You'll need to laugh a lot and keep it light
    On the journey of your life

    And no matter what dreams you're chasing
    Never get above your raising
    And may the simple things be amazing
    On the journey of your life

    He said I'll be the angel flying by your side
    On the journey of your life Writer/s: RONNIE BOWMAN, TROY JONES
    Publisher: Bluewater Music Corp., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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