Bedroom Demos - Vol. 25

by Terry Scott Taylor

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it's the little things you do that you don't think break through you build a mansion with God's Son you light a candle and the kingdom comes doesn't seem like much now like you're the failing one but hold back the wind, donna hold back the wind, donna stand in the breach with us, donna and hold back the devil wind it's the little prayer you pray or the little lie you say it's love and hate but choosing love faith winning out against the odds doesn't seem like much now a losing cause but hold back the wind, donna hold back the wind, donna stand in the breach with us, donna and hold back the devil wind the grass is breaking through it's just a blade or two up through the concrete and the angels smile will be a green field in just a little while seems like we're asking too much from one little child but hold back the wind, donna hold back the wind, donna stand in the breach with us, donna and hold back the devil wind yeah, hold back the wind, donna hold back the wind, donna stand in the breach with us, donna and hold back the devil wind the devil wind
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Contrition 04:39
He’s wrong She’s right He knows it, but stands his ground Just so he can win the fight He’s right She’s wrong She knows it, but doesn’t budge Because this proves that she is strong They knew the words They never spoke They got stuck inside Their swollen throats Pride is the meal On which they choke And who’s gonna say “I’m sssssorry”? “Put the gun away, I’m sssssorry” Who will be strong By becoming weak? Who will be left to Turn the other cheek and say “I’m sorry”? He makes his point, She disagrees But she won’t stop until she Has him crawlin’ round on hands and knees Her good intent Was redefined He’s sure she’s dissed him, since he thinks that He can easily read her mind We’re diggin’ in, Love be damned Lines are drawn In the sand We’re fighting for The upper hand And who’s gonna say “I’m sssssorry”? “Put the gun away, I’m sssssorry” Who will be strong By becoming weak? Who will be left to Turn the other cheek and say “I’m sorry”? We’ve lit the fuse We watch it burn They’ve got it comin’ to ‘em, far as Anybody here’s concerned We’re heading for “No turning back” They'll be no peace until we finally, and Completely, wipe them off the map (He’s wrong) We’re diggin’ in (She’s right) Love be damned (He knows) Lines are drawn (But stands) in the sand (His ground) We’re fightin’ for (So he) the upper hand (Can win) and who’s gonna say (The fight) “I’m sssssorry”? “Put the gun away, I’m sssssory” Who will be strong (We’re diggin’ in) By becoming weak? (Love be damned) Who will be left (Lines are drawn) To turn the other cheek, and say? “I’m sorry?” Sorry Sorry Forgive me, I’m sorry Forgive me, I’m sorry
3.
A child floating down on a cloud in the sky Said "Sing me a song 'bout a lamb" So I sang and he smiled, so I sang again As he placed a reed in my hand And with my rural pen I stained the water clear And wrote this song for every little child to hear A song of innocence A song of goodness & light A song of innocence A song of goodness & light Said the child hovering there on his cloud in the sky "Please sing me the song once again" And when it was over, he vanished from sight These are the words sung to him The One who's meek and mild you'll find is always near And I will sing this song for every child to hear A song of innocence (Little lamb, who made thee?) A song of goodness & light (Little lamb, I'll tell you) A song of innocence (He is called by thy name) A song of goodness & light (He became a child, too) A child floating down on a cloud in the sky Said "Sing me a song 'bout a lamb" A song of innocence A song of goodness & light A song of innocence A song of goodness & light A song of innocence
4.
If you're troubled If you're weary If your restless heart yearns my friend For the love you once held dearly You can always come home again If you're walking in the darkness If your sorrow doesn't end When the world is cruel and heartless You can always come home again You don't have to be alone Oh precious child come home If shame haunts you look to Jesus He will pardon your every sin How He loves us He's come to lead us By still waters and home again By still waters and home again
5.
Youth grows old, Beauty fades The light grows dim, Then the end of days We see his shadow in a piece of bread We see his shadow in a glass of wine Silhouettes, echoes, dreams Behold the man Silhouettes, echoes, dreams Take what you can In fragmented ways In these dim-lit days Of second hand We’re his body, A broken one The partial eclipse Of a radiant sun We see his shadow in a beggar’s face We see his shadow in our enemies Silhouettes, echoes, dreams Behold the man Silhouettes, echoes, dreams Take what you can In fragmented ways In these dim-lit days Of second hand We stutter step Our words are weak For the sense of something, Hidden deep We see his shadow in a starry night We see his shadow in a lover’s kiss Silhouettes, echoes, dreams Behold the man Silhouettes, echoes, dreams Take what you can In fragmented ways In these dim-lit days Silhouettes, echoes, dreams, Behold the man Silhouettes, echoes, dreams Take what you can In fragmented ways In these dim-lit days Of second hand Of second hand Of second hand Of second hand Of second hand Of second hand
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Long time ago You left a track of flame Across my floor Long time ago The form of God was knocking At our door And in the sky Fire Eleanor, It's raining now We walked a thin wire And Eleanor, it's raining. . . Long time ago We wrapped another ring Around the moon Long time ago We named the world and Watched it break in two And in the sky. . . In the folds of the dress On the chair I can see your face I am the cross and the nail you bear You are my curse and my saving grace Long time ago God whispered words and names We can't recall Long time ago We hid our shame outside The Garden wall And in the sky. . . And it's a cruel winter Eleanor, it's raining now On the last sinner Eleanor, it's raining now

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released August 16, 2019

Cover art by Tom Gulotta
Mastered by Bruce Neher

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