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Thursday, February 15, 2018

More on Wonder

Here is a song sent to me by a dear friend in Miami last week. I love it so am sharing it with you. It is by Lee Ann Womack :

I hope you never lose your sense of wonder,
You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger,
May you never take one single breath for granted,
God forbid love ever leave you empty handed,
I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean,
Whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens,
Promise me that you’ll give fate a fighting chance,
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance.
I hope you dance.
I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance,
Never settle for the path of least resistance.
Livin’ might mean takin’ chances, but they’re worth takin’,
Lovin’ might be a mistake but it’s worth makin’,
Don’t let some hell bent heart leave you bitter,
When you come close to sellin’ out reconsider,
Give the heavens above more than just a passing glance,
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance.
I hope you dance!”

I, too, hope we never lose our sense of wonder. I hope we always feel small when we stand by the ocean and, above all, I hope we keep dancing inside even when we need to sit down!

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