Dear Me

Album: Every Mile Mattered (2017)
  • Dear Me …
    This is a letter to the girl I used to be
    Dear Me …
    There are some things that you should know
    It's not my intention to embarrass or to shame you
    What's inside the rearview mirror is closer than it appears
    We do the best that we know how, with what we have been given
    And the difference between you and I is I've been given time
    In time, you'll see

    Dear Me …
    This is a letter to the girl I used to be
    Some things are not as simple as we said
    Remember when we thought there were a handful of some magic words to pray
    A guarantee and a down payment on a mansion
    Remember all the rules we made about the Body and the Blood
    The hoops we made them jump through though He offers it to everyone
    I'm so sorry

    Do you remember now the things I said I thought that I deserved
    My flag, and safety, a place to learn
    The things I know I didn't earn
    And bless their hearts, I'm sure it's hard, but handouts don't help anyone
    And all the talk about the system
    I sure hope someone can fix them
    I said those things

    Dear Me …
    This is a letter to the girl I used to be
    You'll see, you're gonna take the long way
    And there is nothing you could do or say to separate you
    From the love of God who made you just exactly as He meant to
    And you cannot imagine all the places you'll see Jesus
    But you'll find Him everywhere you thought He wasn't supposed to go
    So, go …
    Go …

    And hold all the mothers, whose babies bleed from bullet holes
    And feel all the hunger, the bellies and the bones
    Shout for the prisoner, cry for justice, loud and long
    And march with the victims, as Jesus marches on
    And sit at all the tables, 'cause Jesus eats with everyone
    And dance to the music, if you can't sing its' native tongue
    And cry for the wombs, the mothers and the empty arms
    And hold high the warriors, fighting now for freedoms' song

    And love, love, love, love like it's your own blood
    Love, love, love, love as you have been loved

    Dear Me …
    You did not learn this in a day or two or three
    So ask a lot of questions
    But Jesus loves us, this I know
    And there are no exceptions

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  • AnonymousThis song really touches my heart.
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