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beauty from pain

The lights go out all around me

One last candle to keep out the night

And then the darkness surrounds me

I know I’m alive

But I feel like I died

And all that’s left is to accept that it’s over

My dreams ran like sand through the fists that I made

I try to keep warm but I just grow colder

I feel like I’m slipping away

After all this has passed

I still will remain

After I’ve cried my last

There’ll be beauty from pain

Though it won’t be today

Someday I’ll hope again

And there’ll be beauty from pain

You will bring beauty from my pain

My whole world is the pain inside me

The best I can do is just get through the day

When life before is only a memory

I wonder why God lets me walk through this place

And though I can’t understand why this happened

I know that I will when I look back someday

And see how You’ve brought beauty from ashes

And made me as gold purified through these flames

After all this has passed

I still will remain

After I’ve cried my last

There’ll be beauty from pain

Though it won’t be today

Someday I’ll hope again

And there’ll be beauty from pain

You will bring beauty from my pain

Here I am at the end of me

Trying to hold to what I can’t see

I forgot how to hope

This night’s been so long

I cling to your promise there will be a dawn

After all this has passed

I still will remain

After I’ve cried my last

There’ll be beauty from pain

Though it won’t be today

Someday I’ll hope again

And there’ll be beauty from pain

You will bring beauty from my pain

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Bth Hart has several songs that can be healing. Leave the Light On has been already posted. Here are the lyrics to Skin.

Skin

by Beth Hart

She combs her hair and cleans her face

Closes the door and kneels to pray

It don't matter that she's alone

beast or dragons she's going home

If I lay me down

bow my head unto the ground

Would you heal my skin

and these blisters within My skin

She found today so hard to say

I sweat the sheets too tired to play

and it don't matter

cause I'm still alive

Beast or dragons won't make me hide

another way

I just cant find the words to say

Cold where I lay, it's cold where I lay

bones cracked to clay

a killer's in the way, hot is my shame

Fire pulls my veins for never is my name

Forever in my shame

holy come heal me

solely, delivery delivery

---

And here's Robbie Williams's wonderful song about friendship.

Eternity

by Robbie Williams

Close your eyes so you don't feel them

They don't need to see you cry

I can't promise I will heal you

But if you want to I will try

To sing this summer serenade

The past is done

We've been betrayed, it's true

Some might say the truth will out

But I believe without a doubt in you

You were there for summer dreaming

And you gave me what I need

And I hope you find your freedom

For eternity, for eternity

Yesterday when you were walking

You talked about your mom and dad

What they did that made you happy

What they did that made you sad

We sat and watched the sun go down

Then picked a star

Before we lost the moon

Youth is wasted on the young

Before you know it's come and gone

Too soon

You were there for summer dreaming

And you gave me what I need

And I hope you find your freedom

For eternity, for eternity

For eternity

To sing this summer serenade

The past is done

We've been betrayed, it's true

Youth is wasted on the young

Before you know it's come and gone

Too soon

You were there for summer dreaming

And you are a friend indeed

And I hope you find your freedom

For eternity

You were there for summer dreaming

And you are a friend indeed

And I hope you find your freedom

Eventually

For eternity

For eternity

---

And another comforting song from Robbie.

Angels

by Robbie Williams

I sit and wait

Does an angel contemplate my fate

And do they know

The places where we go

When we’re grey and old

’cos I have been told

That salvation lets their wings unfold

So when I’m lying in my bed

Thoughts running through my head

And I feel the love is dead

I’m loving angels instead

And through it all she offers me protection

A lot of love and affection

Whether I’m right or wrong

And down the waterfall

Wherever it may take me

I know that life won’t break me

When I come to call she won’t forsake me

I’m loving angels instead

When I’m feeling weak

And my pain walks down a one way street

I look above

And I know I’ll always be blessed with love

And as the feeling grows

She breathes flesh to my bones

And when love is dead

I’m loving angels instead

And through it all she offers me protection

A lot of love and affection

Whether I’m right or wrong

And down the waterfall

Wherever it may take me

I know that life won’t break me

When I come to call she won’t forsake me

I’m loving angels instead

Edited by Elfstar

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The first 2 songs are I guess more relating to if you have someone to take care of you like a boyfriend, husband, girlfriend, etc and how it shows that you really are worth it. The last one isn't very helpful, but I guess healing involves the ups and downs and this one is about the downs, when you are feeling used and don't care about yourself.

COUNT ON ME -- DEFAULT

I know that life ain't always good to you.

I've seen exactly what it’s put you through

Thrown you around and turned you upside down and so you

You got to thinking there was no way out

You started sinking and it pulled you down

It may be tough you've to get back up

Because you know that life ain't over yet

I'm here for you so don't forget

You can count on me

Cause’ I will carry you till you carry on

Anytime you need someone

Somebody strong to lean on

Well you can count on me

To hold you till the healing is done

And every time you fall apart

Well you can hide here in my arms

And you can count on me

To hold you till that feeling is gone

I wonder why nobody's waiting on you

I'd like to be the one to pull you through your darkest times

I'd love to be the light that finds you

I see a silver lining on your cloud

I'll pick you up whenever you fall down

Just take my hand and I will help you stand

Because you know that life ain't over yet

I'm here for you so don't forget

You can count on me

Cause’ I will carry you till you carry on

Anytime you need someone

Somebody strong to lean on

Well you can count on me to hold you till the healing is done

And every time you fall apart you can hide here in my arms

And you can count on me to hold you till that feeling is

Gone so you can live today

Seems so long to yesterday

Keep on counting on me to carry you till you carry on

Carry on

You know that life ain’t over yet

I’m here for you so don’t forget

You can count on me cause I will carry you till you carry on

Anytime you need someone

Somebody strong to lean on

Well you can count on me to hold you till that healing is done

And every time you fall apart

You can hide here in my arms

And you can count on me to hold you till that feeling is gone

Remember life ain’t over yet

I’m here for you so don’t forget

That you can count on me to hold you till that feeling is gone

Remember life ain’t over yet

I’m here for you so don’t forget

That you can count on me to hold you till that feeling is gone

I AM FOR YOU -- WAKING ASHLAND

Something's very wrong here

Your heart has frozen over

and something's very strange here

You've lost all desire

The comfort we create to prove

We're something

But we're starving

Screaming in the night cause you want answers

From the one

And there is hope again

Don't give up, your not thinking

Don't give up, just keep seeking

And I, I am for you

And I, I will love you

And I, I am for you

And I, I will save you

Come and take my face or forever I

Will walk alone

And all the same mistakes

Cause I know you, I deny you

Days go by and choices still remain forever

Right and wrong is black and white

The illusions of this world

And there is hope again

I send myself to you

Yes always and always

I send my love to you

You found today, found today,

You found today, saw today

THE HOLLOW -- A PERFECT CIRCLE

run, desire, run

a sexual being

run him like a blade

to and through the heart, no conscience

one motive: cater to the hollow

screaming feed me here

fill me up again

temporarily pacify this hunger that's so cruel

libido throw

dominoes of indiscretions down

falling all around in cycles, in circles

constantly consuming, conquering, devour.

'cause its time to bring the fire down

throttle all this indiscretion

long enough to edify

and permanently fill this hollow

screaming feed me here

fill me up again

temporarily pacifying

feed me here

fill me up again

temporarily pacifying

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Here's a few songs that I find healing..they may *T*

Scars By Papa Roach

I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut

My weakness is that I care too much

And my scars remind me that the past is real

I tear my heart open just to feel

Drunk and I'm feeling down

And I just wanna be alone

I'm pissed cause you came around

Why don't you just go home

Cause you channel all your pain

And I can't help you fix yourself

You're making me insane

All I can say is

[Chorus:]

I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut

My weakness is that I care too much

And our scars remind us that the past is real

I tear my heart open just to feel

I tried to help you once

Against my own advice

I saw you going down

But you never realized

That you're drowning in the water

So I offered you my hand

Compassions in my nature

Tonight is our last stand

[Chorus]

I'm drunk and I'm feeling down

And I just wanna be alone

You shouldn't ever came around

Why don't you just go home?

Cause you're drowning in the water

And I tried to grab your hand

And I left my heart open

But you didn't understand

But you didn't understand

Go fix yourself

I can't help you fix yourself

But at least I can say I tried

I'm sorry but I gotta move on with my own life

I can't help you fix yourself

But at least I can say I tried

I'm sorry but I gotta move on with my own life

[Chorus x2]

Take Me By Papa Roach

Take me and let me in

Don't break me and shut me out

[Chorus:]

So take me and let me in

Don't break me and shut me out

I lit my pain on fire

And I watched it all burn down

Now I'm dancing in the ashes

And theres no one else around

Cause I wanna be apart of something

This is just a story of a broken soul

[Hook:]

As days go by, my heart grows cold

I can't seem to let this all pass me by

[Chorus x2]

I'm burning in the heavens

And I'm drowning in a hell

My soul is in a coma

And none of my friends can tell

That I'm reaching out and getting nothing

This is just a story of a broken soul

[Hook]

[Chorus x2]

Don't shut me out

Does anyone around me feel the same

Put your fist up and vent your pain

Does anyone around me feel the same

Put your fist up and vent your pain

Does anyone around me feel the same

Put your fist up and vent your pain

Does anyone around me feel the same

Put your fist up and vent your pain

[Hook]

[Chorus x2]

[Hook]

Take Me

Don't Break Me

Crucify By Tori Amos

Every finger in the room

is pointing at me

I wanna spit in their faces

Then I get afraid of what that could bring

I got a bowling ball in my stomach

I got a desert in my mouth

Figures that my courage would choose to sell our now

I've been looking for a savior in these dirty streets

looking for a savior beneath these dirty sheets

I've been raising up my hands

Drive another nail in

Just what God needs

One more victim

[Chorus:]

Why do we

Crucify ourselves

Every day

I crucify myself

Nothing I do is good enough for you

Crucify myself

Every day

And my heart is sick of being in chains

Got a kick for a dog

Beggin' for Love

I gotta have my suffering

So that I can have my cross

I know a cat named Easter

He says will you ever learn

You're just an empty cage girl

If you kill the bird

I've been looking for a savior in these dirty streets

looking for a savior beneath these dirty sheets

I've been raising up my hands

Drive another nail in

Got enough guilt to start

my own religion

Please be

Save me

I cry

[Chorus:]

Why do we

Crucify ourselves

Every day

I crucify myself

Nothing I do is good enough for you

Crucify myself

Every day

And my heart is sick of being in chains

Sleeps With Butterflies By Tori Amos

Airplanes

Take you away again

Are you flying

Above where we live

Then I look up a glare in my eyes

Are you having regrets about last night

I'm not but I like rivers that rush in

So then I dove in

Is there trouble ahead

For you the acrobat

I won't push you unless you have a net

You say the word

You know I will find you

Or if you need some time

I don't mind

I don't hold on

To the tail of your kite

I'm not like the girls that you've known

But I believe I'm worth coming home to

Kiss away night

This girl only sleeps with butterflies

With butterflies

So go on and fly then boy

Balloons

Look good from on the ground

I fear with pins and needles around

We may fall then stumble

Upon a carousel

It could take us anywhere

I'm not like the girls that you've known

But I believe I'm worth coming home to

Kiss away night

This girl only sleeps with butterflies

With butterflies

With butterflies

So go on and fly boy

Numb By linkin Park

I'm tired of being what you want me to be

Feeling so faithless lost under the surface

Don't know what you're expecting of me

Put under the pressure of walking in your shoes

(Caught in the undertow just caught in the undertow)

Every step that I take is another mistake to you

(Caught in the undertow just caught in the undertow)

[Chorus]

I've become so numb I can't feel you there

I've become so tired so much more aware

I'm becoming this all I want to do

Is be more like me and be less like you

Can't you see that you're smothering me

Holding too tightly afraid to lose control

Cause everything that you thought I would be

Has fallen apart right in front of you

(Caught in the undertow just caught in the undertow)

Every step that I take is another mistake to you

(Caught in the undertow just caught in the undertow)

And every second I waste is more than I can take

[Chorus]

I've become so numb I can't feel you there

I've become so tired so much more aware

I'm becoming this all I want to do

Is be more like me and be less like you

And I know

I may end up failing too

But I know

You were just like me with someone disappointed in you

[Chorus]

I've become so numb I can't feel you there

I've become so tired so much more aware

I'm becoming this all I want to do

Is be more like me and be less like you

[Chorus]

I've become so numb I can't feel you there

I'm tired of being what you want me to be

I've become so numb I can't feel you there

I'm tired of being what you want me to be

Hero By Superchick

Verse:

No one sits with him, he doesn't fit in

But we feel like we do when we make fun of him

Cause you want to belong do you go along?

Cause his pain is the price paid for you to belong

It's not like we hate him or want him to die

But maybe he goes home and thinks suicide

Or he comes back to school with a gun at his side

And a kindness from you might have saved his life

Tag:

Heroes are made when you make a choice

Chorus:

You could be a hero

Heroes do what's right

You could be a hero

You might save a life

You could be a hero, You could join the fight

For what's right for what's right for what's right

Verse:

No one talks to her, she feels so alone

She's in too much pain to survive on her own

The hurt she can't handle overflows to a knife

She writes on her arm, wants to give up her life

Each day she goes on is a day that she is brave,

Fighting the lie that giving up is the way,

Each moment of courage her own life she saves

When she throws the pills out a hero is made

Tag

Chorus

Verse:

No one talks to him about how he lives

He thinks that the choices he makes are just his

Doesn't know he's a leader with the way he behaves

And others will follow the choices he's made

He lives on the edge, he's old enough to decide

His brother who wants to be him is just nine

He can do what he wants because it's his right

The choices he makes change a nine year old's life

Chorus x2

Slipping Away By Sum 41

I'm slipping away

In every way

I can't stay awake

(and I don't know why)

I'm slipping away

(and I don't know why)

I'm trying to make it through each day

I'm falling apart now in every way

I'm finding it harder to get by

There's a hole in my heart

And I don't know why

Now I've come to realize

I'm slipping away

and here are a few christian songs that are healing:

(There's Gotta Be) More To Life By Stacie Orrico

I've got it all, but I feel so deprived

I go up, I come down and I'm emptier inside

Tell me what is this thing that I feel like I'm missing

And why can't I let it go

[Chorus]

There's gotta be more to life...

Than chasing down every temporary high to satisfy me

Cause the more that I'm...

Tripping out thinking there must be more to life

Well it's life, but I'm sure... there's gotta be more

Than wanting more

I've got the time and I'm wasting it slowly

Here in this moment I'm half way out the door

Onto the next thing, I'm searching for something that's missing

[repeat chorus]

i'm wanting more

I'm always waiting on something other than this

Why am I feelin' like there's something I missed.....

[repeat chorus x2]

Blessed Be Your Name By Tree63

Blessed be Your name in the land that is plentiful

Where Your streams of abundance flow

Blessed be Your name

And blessed be Your name when I?m found in the

Desert place

Though I walk through the wilderness

Blessed be your name

Every blessing You pour out I?ll turn back

To praise

And when the darkness closes in Lord

Still I will say

Blessed be the name of the Lord

Blessed be Your name

Blessed be the name of the Lord

Blessed be Your glorious name

Blessed be Your name when the sun?s shining

Down on me

When the world?s ?all as it should be?

Blessed be Your name

And blessed be Your name on the road marked

With suffering

Though there?s pain in the offering

Blessed be Your name

You give and take away

You give and take away

My heart will choose to say

Lord, blessed be Your name

Here I am to Worship by Sonicflood

Light of the world,

You stepped down into darkness,

Opened my eyes,

Let me see.

Beauty that made this heart adore You;

Hope of a life spent with You.

And here I am to worship,

Here I am to bow down,

Here I am to say that You're my God;

You're altogether lovely,

Altogether worthy,

Altogether wonderful to me.

King of all days,

Oh, so highly exalted,

Glorious in heaven above;

Humbly you came

To the earth you created

All for love's sake became poor.

And here I am to worship,

Here I am to bow down,

Here I am to say that You're my God;

You're altogether lovely,

Altogether worthy,

Altogether wonderful to me.

I'll never know how much it cost

To see my sin upon that Cross,

I'll never know how much it cost

To see my sin upon that Cross,

And I'll never know how much it cost

To see my sin upon that Cross,

No, I'll never know how much it cost.

Here I am to worship,

Here I am to bow down,

Here I am to say that You're my God;

You're altogether lovely,

Altogether worthy,

Altogether wonderful to me.

And here I am to worship,

Here I am to bow down,

Here I am to say that You're my God;

You're altogether lovely;

Altogether worthy,

Altogether wonderful,

Wonderful, wonderful,

Yes, you are god.

I'll never know how much it cost

To see my sin upon that Cross,

I'll never know how much it cost

To see my sin upon that Cross.

Well that's it!!

Cassondra xo

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I'm sure many have heard this song "Heaven" by DJ Sammy. Here's

the 9/11 version (may *T*)

This song always makes me cry, but it's healing tears. I could post the lyrics, but the child's voice is what really speaks to my heart.

Asha

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This my current favorite song:

ADVANCED WIND; lyrics by Michiko Naruke and performed by Kahori Asou

A change in time

I finally made up my mind

I raise my hand from beneath the shifting sand

And embrace the winds of change

Suddenly, everything is up to me

The pages turn, flashing full of memories

I can see all too clear

The time has come to face my fear

And there's a fire burning in my heart

Just shine when all is torn apart

And I will make it through this desert storm

Safe and warm

My shield is strong

I'll take my chances here and now

Bring on the fight

I'll find a way to win somehow

No, tomorrow's no regret

I'll risk it all for this brand new day

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One of my favorite (folk) singers is Dar Williams...Here are 2 of her best songs.

The 1st one is about her experiences in therapy. It is called "What Do You Hear In These Sounds":

"I don't go to therapy to find out if I'm a freak,

I go and I find the one and only answer every week.

And it's just me and all the memories to follow

Down any course that fits within a fifty minute hour,

And we fathom all the mysteries, explicit and inherent,

When I hit a rut, she says to try the other parent,

And she's so kind, I think she wants to tell me something,

But she knows that it's much better if I get it for myself,

so she says,

Ooooooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaaah,

What do you hear in these sounds?

And oooooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaah,

What do you hear in these sounds?

I say I hear a doubt, with the voice of true believing,

And the promises to stay, and the footsteps that are leaving,

And she says oh, I say "what?" She says "Exactly",

I say, "What, you think I'm angry,

Does that mean you think I'm angry?"

She says, "Look, you come here every week

with jigsaw pieces of your past,

It's all on little soundbytes, and voices out of photographs,

And that's all yours, that's the guide, that's the map,

So tell me, where does the arrow point to,

who invented roses and

Oooooooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaaah

What do you hear in these sounds?

Oooooooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaaah

What do you hear in these sounds?

And when I talk about therapy, I know what people think,

That it only makes you selfish and in love with your shrink,

But oh how I loved everybody else,

When I finally got to talk so much about myself,

And I wake up, and I ask myself what state I'm in,

And I say well I'm lucky 'cause I am like East Berlin,

I had this wall, and what I knew of the free world

Was that I could see their fireworks,

and I could hear their radio,

And I thought that if we met, I would only start confessing,

And they'd know that I was scared,

they would know that I was guessing,

But the wall came down, and there they stood before me,

With their stumbling and their mumbling

and their calling out, just like me,

And Ooooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

The stories that nobody hears,

And I collect these sounds in my ears,

and Ooooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

That's what I hear in these sounds,

And Ooooooooooh, aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

That's what I hear in these,

that's what I hear in these sounds."

The 2nd song that I love by Dar Williams is a very hopeful one called, "Better Things":

"Here's wishing you the bluest sky

And hoping something better comes tomorrow

Hoping all the verses rhyme

And the very best of choruses to

Follow all the doubt and sadness

I know that better things are on the way.

Here's hoping all the days ahead

Won't be as bitter as the ones behind you

Be an optimist instead,

And somehow happiness will find you.

Forget what happened yesterday,

I know that better things are on their way.

It's really good to see you rocking out

And having fun,

Living like you just begun.

Accept your life and what it brings.

I hope tomorrow you find better things.

I know tomorrow you'll find better things.

Here's wishing you the bluest sky

And hoping something better comes tomorrow

Hoping all the verses rhyme,

And the very best of choruses to

Follow all the drudge and sadness

I know that better things are on their way.

I know you've got a lot of good things happening up ahead.

The past is gone, it's all been said.

So here's to what the future brings,

I know tomorrow you'll find better things.

I know tomorrow you'll find better things.

I hope you enjoy these lyrics! Have a great day. :D

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Sheryl Crow, I Shall Believe... :hug:

Come to me now

And lay your hands over me

Even if it's a lie

Say it will be alright

And I shall believe

I'm broken in two

And I know you're on to me

That I only come home

When I'm so all alone

But I do believe

That not everything is gonna be the way

You think it ought to be

It seems like every time I try to make it right

It all comes down on me

Please say honestly you won't give up on me

And I shall believe

And I shall believe

Open the door

And show me your face tonight

I know it's true

No one heals me like you

And you hold the key

Never again

would I turn away from you

I'm so heavy tonight

But your love is alright

And I do believe

That not everything is gonna be the way

You think it ought to be

It seems like every time I try to make it right

It all comes down on me

Please say honestly

You won't give up on me

And I shall believe

I shall believe

And I shall believe

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"His Eye Is On The Sparrow"

Why should I feel discouraged

And why should the shadows come

And why should my heart feel so lonely

And long for heaven and home

When Jesus is my portion

My constant friend is He

His eyes in on the sparrow

And I know he watches me

I sing because I'm happy

I sing because I'm free

His eye in on the sparrow

And I know he watches

And I know he watches

I know he watches me

I sing because I'm happy

I sing because I'm free

His eye in on the sparrow

And I know he watches

And I know he watches

I know he watches me

I know he watches me

AND

Our Lips Are Sealed (Regular Version)

by Gos Go

Can you hear themThey talk about usTelling liesWell that's no surpriseCan you see themSee right through themThey have no shieldNo secrets to revealIt doesn't matter what they sayIn the jealous games people playOur lips are sealedThere's a weaponWe must useIn our defenseSilenceWhen you look at themLook right through themThat's when they'll disappearThat's when you'll be fearedIt doesn't matter what they sayIn the jealous games people playOur lips are sealedPay no mind to what they sayDoesn't matter anywayOur lips are sealedHush, my darlingDon't you cryQuiet, angelForget their liesCan you hear themThey talk about usTelling liesWell that's no surpriseCan you see themSee right through themThey have no shieldNo secrets to revealIt doesn't matter what they sayIn the jealous games people playOur lips are sealedPay no mind to what they sayDoesn't matter anywayOur lips are sealedOur lips are sealedOur lips are sealed

AND

John Mayer

Daughters

by Unknown

I know a girl

She puts the color inside of my world

But she's just like a maze

Where all of the walls all continually change

And I've done all I can

To stand on the steps with my heart in my hands

Now I'm starting to see

Maybe it's got nothing to do with me

Fathers be good to your daughters,

Daughters will love like you do,

Girls become lovers who turn into mothers

So mothers be good to your daughters too

Oh, you see that skin?

It's the same shes been standing in

Since the day she saw him walking away

Now shes left

Cleaning up the mess he made

So fathers be good to your daughters,

Daughters will love like you do, yeah

Girls become lovers who turn into mothers

So mothers be good to your daughters too

Boys you can break

You'll find out how much they can take

Boys will be strong and

Boys soldier on

But boys would be gone

without warmth from

A woman's good, good heart

On behalf of every man

Looking out for every girl

You are the god and the weight of her world

So fathers be good to your daughters,

Daughters will love like you do, yeah

Girls become lovers who turn into mothers

So mothers be good to your daughters too

AND

"Army of Me" BY BJORK

Stand upYou've got to manageI won't sympathizeAnymoreAnd if you complain once moreYou'll meet an army of meYou're alrightThere's nothing wrongSelf-sufficience please!And get to workAnd if you complain once moreYou'll meet an army of meYou're on your own nowWe won't save youYour rescue-squadIs too exhaustedAnd if you complain once moreYou'll meet an army of me

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(((((((((Medulla)))))))))

Thank you for posting "His Eye is on the Sparrow." I was singing it to myself here. That is one of my favorite ones.

Anne

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Hmmm, a mixed bag of favourite "meaningful songs" here:

Sunny Came Home - Shawn Colvin

:trigger:

Sunny came home to her favorite room

Sunny sat down in the kitchen

She opened a book and a box of tools

Sunny came home with a mission

She says days go by I'm hypnotized

I'm walking on a wire

I close my eyes and fly out of my mind

Into the fire

Sunny came home with a list of names

She didn't believe in transcendence

It's time for a few small repairs she said

Sunny came home with a vengeance

She says days go by I don't know why

I'm walking on a wire

I close my eyes and fly out of my mind

Into the fire

Get the kids and bring a sweater

Dry is good and wind is better

Count the years, you always knew it

Strike a match, go on and do it

Days go by I'm hypnotized

I'm walking on a wire

I close my eyes and fly out of my mind

Into the fire

Light the sky and hold on tight

The world is burning down

She's out there on her own and she's alright

Sunny came home

Sunny came home...

I was entranced by the song the first time I heard it. It spoke to me of someone taking control of their life, after a long time of waiting and building up strength.

***END OF T***

Standing Outside The Fire - Garth Brooks

We call them cool

Those hearts that have no scars to show

The ones that never do let go

And risk the tables being turned

We call them fools

Who have to dance within the flame

Who chance the sorrow and the shame

That always comes with getting burned

But you've got to be tough when consumed by desire

'Cause it's not enough just to stand outside the fire

We call them strong

Those who can face this world alone

Who seem to get by on their own

Those who will never take the fall

We call them weak

Who are unable to resist

The slightest chance love might exist

And for that forsake it all

They're so hell-bent on giving ,walking a wire

Convinced it's not living if you stand outside the fire

Standing outside the fire

Standing outside the fire

Life is not tried, it is merely survived

If you're standing outside the fire

There's this love that is burning

Deep in my soul

Constantly yearning to get out of control

Wanting to fly higher and higher

I can't abide

Standing outside the fire

Standing outside the fire

Standing outside the fire

Life is not tried, it is merely survived

If you're standing outside the fire

Standing outside the fire

Standing outside the fire

Life is not tried, it is merely survived

If you're standing outside the fire

***

Garth's song made me cry when I first heard it and saw the video that accompanied it. It speaks to me about the indomitable nature of the human spirit. It is a song that speaks of the courage required to live and the rewards that only living can offer.

***

"Solsbury Hill" - Peter Gabriel

Climbing up on Solsbury Hill

I could see the city light

Wind was blowing, time stood still

Eagle flew out of the night

He was something to observe

Came in close, I heard a voice

Standing stretching every nerve

Had to listen had no choice

I did not believe the information

(I) just had to trust imagination

My heart going boom boom boom

"Son," he said "Grab your things,

I've come to take you home."

To keep in silence I resigned

My friends would think I was a nut

Turning water into wine

Open doors would soon be shut

So I went from day to day

Tho' my life was in a rut

"Till I thought of what I'd say

Which connection I should cut

I was feeling part of the scenery

I walked right out of the machinery

My heart going boom boom boom

"Hey" he said "Grab your things

I've come to take you home."

(Back home.)

When illusion spin her net

I'm never where I want to be

And liberty she pirouette

When I think that I am free

Watched by empty silhouettes

Who close their eyes but still can see

No one taught them etiquette

I will show another me

Today I don't need a replacement

I'll tell them what the smile on my face meant

My heart going boom boom boom

"Hey" I said "You can keep my things,

they've come to take me home."

For anyone that doesn't know: Peter Gabriel was the first lead singer with the group Genesis. After the group began to find success Peter, who was quite shy, felt increasingly isolated in his role as "the star". Also, the gruelling band schedule was wreaking havoc with his private life.

The song explains his leaving the group. To me it talks of the serenity that can be found when a choice is made. A choice to follow the path that is right for you, no matter how absurd, difficult, or seemingly unpopular that might be.

:trigger:

"Rearviewmirror" - Pearl Jam

i took a drive today

time to emancipate

i guess it was the beatings made me wise

but i'm not about to give thanks, or apologize

i couldn't breathe, holdin' me down

hand on my face, pushed to the ground

enmity gauged, united by fear

forced to endure what i could not forgive...

i seem to look away

wounds in the mirror waved

it wasn't my surface most defiled

head at your feet, fool to your crown

fist on my plate, swallowed it down

enmity gauged, united by fear

tried to endure what i could not forgive

saw things

saw things

saw things

saw things

clearer

clearer

once you, were in my...

rearview mirror...

i gather speed from you fucking with me

once and for all i'm far away

i hardly believe, finally the shades...are raised...

saw things so much clearer

once you, once you...

rearviewmirror...

saw things so much clearer

once you, once you...

rearviewmirror...

***END of T***

That song may well be a very difficult one for survivors to listen to, but when I first bought the album and sat down to listen to it, that song burst out of the speakers and threw itself headlong into my mind. It sticks a huge two fingers up to anyone or anything that has ever tried to grind someone down and careers off into a bright and hopeful, if somewhat embittered sunset.

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Hey I like that SUNNY CAME HOME song. Thanks Mr.Jones! ;)

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Hey I like that SUNNY CAME HOME song. Thanks Mr.Jones! ;)

I still remember the first time I heard that song too. Played it over and over and over... for months

:blush:

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"Let Them Be Little" by lonestar this song is beautiful

I can remember when you fit in the palm of my hand

Felt so good in it, no bigger than a minute

How it amazes me, you're changing with every blink

Faster than a flower blooms they grow up all too soon

So let them be little 'cause they're only that way for a while

Give them hope, give them praise, give them love every day

Let them cry, let them giggle, let them sleep in the middle

Oh just let them be little

I've never felt so much in one little tender touch

I live for those kisses, prayers and your wishes

Now that you're teaching me things only a child can see

Every night while we're on our knees all I ask is please

Let them be little 'cause they're only that way for a while

Give them hope, give them praise, give them love every day

Let them cry, let them giggle, let them sleep in the middle

Oh just let them be little

So innocent, a precious soul, you turn around

It's time to let them go

So let them be little 'cause they're only that way for a while

Give them hope, give them praise, give them love every day

Let them cry, let them giggle, let them sleep in the middle

Oh just let them be little

Let them be little

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All these songs trigger me...but I'm losing the harshness of the triggers every time I listen to them.

Three songs by Duncan Sheik

- Start Again - (daylight CD)

Peace has lost its meaning

now we've hit the ceiling

all is said and all is done

here goes start again

You're better than you think so

something I hold onto

I'm better too, holding on to you

start again

So meet me and we'll drive this car away

we can leave right now what do you say

we'll head out for the wide and open spaces

if we can clear the way

Save yourself don't save me

save the one you may be

let it be the best that it can be

start again

So meet me and we'll drive this car away

we can leave right now what do you say

we'll head out for the wide and open spaces

if we can clear the way

- She Runs Away - (self titled CD)

You may not see the end of it

But luckily she comes around

It isn't what she talks about

It's just the way she is

(...and she says)

Ooh darlin' don't you know

The darkness comes and the darkness goes

Ooh babe why don't you let it go?

Happiness ain't never how you think it should be so

I mystified the simple life

I covered up with consciousness

I saw myself and broke it down

'Til nothing more was left

She saw the symptoms right away

And spoke to me in poetry

"Sometimes the more you wonder why

The worse it seems to get"

she runs away

She runs away...

And then you know comes a time

You need her more than anything

You may believe yours are the wounds

That only she can heal

Then everything will turn around

And she becomes so serious

What she chose to offer you

Was all that you could have

- Rubbed Out - (humming CD)

She justified and then

She may well justify forever

She figures it's the only way

To keep herself together

Something about hotel rooms and horses

And losing all here friends

And hearing all their vocies

She rubs it out, she covers it over

She's stronger by far, than a war-torn soldier

She rubs it ou...

She makes a little money

And sneds it to her mother

She's living with some guy

Who's fighting off the sharks

She hopes some day

She'll get some kind of letter

Well you don't hold much

If you haven't got the heart

She rubs it out, she covers it over

She's harder by far, than a war-torn solider

She rubs it out

Some time ago,

I thought that she was trying to move on

I thought wrong

She rubs it out, she covers it over

She's harder by far, than a war-torn soldier

I'd die for her gladly

Lord knows I've told her

But she rubs it out

I justified it then

I may justify...forever

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Sick Cycle Carousel -- Lifehouse

If shame had a face I think it would kind of look like mine

If it had a home would it be my eyes

Would you believe me if I said I'm tired of this

Well here we go now one more time

'Couse i tried to climb your steps

I tried to chase you down

I tried to see how low I can get down to the ground

I tried to earn my way

I tried to change this mind

You better believe that I tried to beat this

So when will this end

It goes on and on

Over and over and over again

Keep spinning around I know that it won't stop

Till I step down from this for good

I never thought I'd end up here

Never thought I'd be standing where I am

I guess I kind of thought it would be easier than this

I guess i was wrong now one more time

Cause I tried to climb your steps

I tried to chase you down

I tried to see how low I can get down to the ground

And i tried to earn my way

I tried to change this mind

You better believe that I tried to beat this,

So when will this end

It goes on and on

Over and over and over again

Keep spinning around I know that it won't stop

Till I step down from this

Sick cycle carousel, this is a sick cycle, yeah

Sick cycle carousel

This is a sick cycle yeah

So when will this end

It goes on and on

Over and over and over again

Keep spinning around I know that it won't stop

Till I step down from this for good

When will this end

It goes on and on

Over and over and over again

Keep spinning around I know that it won't stop

Till I step down from this for good

Sick cycle carousel

Sick cycle carousel

Sick cycle carousel

Sick cycle carousel

Sick cycle carousel

Sick cycle carousel

Sick cycle carousel

Somewhere In Between -- Lifehouse

i can't be losing sleep over this

no, i can't

and now i cannot stop pacing

give me a few hours

i'll have this all sorted out

if my mind would just stop racing

cause i cannot stand still

i can't be this unsturdy

this cannot be happening

this is over my head

but underneath my feet

cause by tomorrow morning i'll have this thing beat

and everything will be back to the way that it was

i wish that it was just that easy

cause i'm waiting for tonight

then waiting for tomorrow

and i'm sowehere in between

what is real and just a dream

what is real and just a dream

what is real and just a dream

would you catch me if i fall

out of what i fell in

don't be surprised if i collapse down at your feet again

i don't want to run away from this

i know that i just don't need this

cause i cannot stand still

i can't be this unsturdy

this cannot be happening

cause i'm waiting for tonight

then waiting for tomorrow

and i'm somewhere in between

what is real and just a dream

what is real and just a dream

what is real and just a dream

what is real and just a dream

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A friend told me about this song, and though in some parts of the song it seems like it's about a relationship, but i think it's about how you interpert it, and i think well.. it really dosen't matter the situation, so long as it's the same outcome(riseing out of the ashes)

Embrace - "Ashes"

I've waited and given the chance again

I'd do it all the same but either way

I'm always out played up on your down days

I left in the right way to start again

Now watch me rise up and leave

all the ashes you made out of me

when you said that we were wrong, life goes on

just look at how long I've agreed

Now watch me rise up and leave

all the ashes you made out of me

when you said that we were wrong, life goes on

just look at how long I've agreed

Out of place like a gem on a coal face

lost on the right way, it's all the same

Cause I've had my hopes raised, right in the wrong ways

scared when you felt safe to start again

Now watch me rise up and leave

all the ashes you made out of me

when you said that we were wrong, life goes on

just look at how long I've agreed

Now watch me rise up and leave

all the ashes you made out of me

when you said that we were wrong, life goes on

you blew me away... away... away... away

repeat

I sink like a stone, I lost my control

I sink like a stone, I lost my control

I sink like a stone, I lost my control

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I first heard this song on the radio a few nights ago as I was driving home from work in the evening... And I just starting crying... but it feels healing, cleansing...

"Jesus, take the wheel" Carrie Underwood

She was driving last Friday on her way to Cincinnati

On a snow white Christmas Eve

Going home to see her Mama and her Daddy with the baby in the backseat

Fifty miles to go and she was running low on faith and gasoline

It would been a long hard year

She had a lot on her mind and she didn't pay attention

She was going way to fast

Before she knew it she was spinning on a thin black sheet of glass

She saw both their lives flash before her eyes

She didn't even have time to cry

She was sooo scared

She threw her hands up in the air

Jesus take the wheel

Take it from my hands

Cause I can't do this all on my own

I'm letting go

So give me one more chance

To save me from this road I'm on

Jesus take the wheel

It was still getting colder when she made it to the shoulder

And the car came to a stop

She cried when she saw that baby in the backseat sleeping like a rock

And for the first time in a long time

She bowed her head to pray

She said I'm sorry for the way

I've been living my life

I know I've got to change

So from now on tonight

Jesus take the wheel

Take it from my hands

Cause I can't do this all my own

I'm letting go

So give me one more chance

To save me from this road I'm on

Oh, Jesus take the wheel

Oh, I'm letting go

So give me one more chance

Save me from this road I'm on

From this road I'm on

Jesus take the wheel

Oh, take it, take it from me

Oh, why, oh

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I think most of the ones i can think of have already been posted. Hope this one hasn't though

Blackbird flying - The Beatles

Blackbird singing in the dead of night

Take these broken wings and learn to fly

All your life

You were only waiting for this moment to arise.

Blackbird singing in the dead of night

Take these sunken eyes and learn to see

All your life

You were only waiting for this moment to arise

Blackbird fly

Into the light of the dark black night

Blackbird fly

Into the light of the dark black night

Blackbird singing in the dead of night

Take these broken wings and learn to fly

All your life

You were only waiting for this moment to arise.

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This Time Is The Last Time- Mae

Save yourself.

Because the only thing that matters

is that you get away from the pain

and the thought of losing your mind.

Don't blame yourself.

It was everyone around you who made you act this way.

There's the stage and your chance to watch it go down.

Don't fake yourself into ever, ever thinking about yesterday.

That was then, this is now. Don't call it undone.

Don't take what you've been dealt.

You can exit out the back and make your getaway

before anyone can see the damage you have done.

This time is the last time so be here, here now.

This time is the last time. Somehow make it through.

State your case. You've got everyone's attention.

What can you say? Thanks or forget what you've been given.

Take your place. Do you think that you deserve the best of everything?

We don't get why you're here. Can you figure it out?

This time is the last time so be here, here now.

You've got to get away.

Oh, I get lost in the thought of losing you.

You've got to get away. I know it's a dream but it must be true.

Wave now goodbye. It's the lesson that you've been given.

You can always move on to better things.

This time is the last time so be here, but be here now.

This time is the last time somehow.

This time is the last time so be here, but be here now.

This time is the last time. Somehow make it through.

Wash Away Those Years- Creed

She came calling

One early morning

She showed her crown of thorns

She whispered softly

To tell a story

About how she had been wronged

As she lay lifeless

He stole her innocence

And this is how she carried on

This is how she carried on

Well I guess she closed her eyes

And just imagined everything's alright

But she could not hide her tears

'Cause they were sent to wash away those years

They were sent to wash away those years

My anger's violent

But still I'm silent

When tragedy strikes at home

I know this decadence Is shared by millions

Remember you're not alone

Remember you're not alone

Well if you just close your eyes

And just imagine everything's alright

But do not hide your tears

'Cause they were sent to wash away those years

Well if you just close your eyes

And just imagine everything's alright

But do not hide your tears

'Cause they were sent to wash away those years

They were sent to wash away those years

Maybe we can wash away those years

For we have crossed many oceans

And we labor in between

In life there are many quotients

And I hope I find the mean

the mean, the mean

Well if you just close your eyes

And just imagine everything's alright

But do not hide your tears

'Cause they were sent to wash away those years

Well if you just close your eyes

And just imagine everything's alright

But do not hide your tears

'Cause they were sent to wash away those years

Maybe we can wash away those years

I hope that you can wash away those years

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SCARED-- THREE DAYS GRACE

At night I hear it creeping

At night I feel it move

I’ll never sleep here anymore

I wish you never told me

I wish I never knew

I wake up screaming

It’s all because of you

So real these voices in my head

When it comes back you won’t be

Scared and lonely

You won’t be scared, you won’t be

You won’t be scared and lonely

You won’t be scared you won’t be lonely

I know there’s something out there

I think I hear it move

I’ve never felt like this before

I wish you never told me

I wish I never knew

I wake up screaming

It’s all because of you

So real these voices in my head

When it comes back you won’t be

Scared and lonely

You won’t be scared, you won’t be

You won’t be scared and lonely

You won’t be scared you won’t be lonely

Its all because of you

I wish you never told me

I wake up screaming now

So real these voices in my head

So real these voices in my head

I wake up screaming now

I wish you never told me

I wish I never knew

Scared and lonely

You won’t be scared, you won’t be

You won’t be scared and lonely

You won’t be scared you won’t be lonely

Scared and lonely

You won’t be scared, you won’t be

You won’t be scared and lonely

You won’t be scared you won’t be lonely

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Ok- so I am a dork- BUT I AM SO HAPPY THAT THIS ONE HASN'T BEEN POSTED YET :) Ok- better now!

*** MIGHT TRIGGER***

It's by Nickelback- Just For:

I want to take his eyes out

Just for looking at you

Yes I do

And I want to take his hands off

Just for touching you

Yes I do

And I want to rip his heart out

Just for hurting you

And I want to break his mind down

Yes I do, yes I do, yes I do

And I want to make him regreg

Life since the day he met you

Yes I do

And I want to make him take back

All that he took from you

Yes I do

And I want to rip his heart out

Just for hurting you

And I want to break his mind down

Yes I do, yes I do, yes I do, yes I do

And I want to rip his heart out

Just for hurting you

And I want to break his mind down

Yes I do, yes I do, yes I do, yes I do

I love that song- I find it very powerful- anyway- thought it would be fun to share! Thanks for keeping this fabulous post alive!! Keep them coming!

K

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Ugly - Sugababes

When I was 7

They said I was strange

I noticed that my eyes and hair weren't the same

I asked my parents if I was OK

They said you're more beautiful

And that's the way they show that they wish

They had your smile

So my confidence was up for a while

I got real comfortable with my own style

I knew that they were only jealous cos

People are all the same

And we only get judged by what we do

Personality reflects name

And if I'm ugly then

So are you

So are you

There was a time when I felt like I cared

That I was shorter than everyone there

People made me feel like life was unfair

And I did things that made me ashamed

Cos I didn't know my body would change

I grew taller than them in more ways

But there will always be the one who will say

Something bad to make them feel great

People are all the same

And we only get judged by what we do

Personality reflects name

And if I'm ugly then

So are you

So are you

People are all the same

And we only get judged by what we do

Personality reflects name

And if I'm ugly then

So are you

So are you

Everybody talks bad about somebody

And never realises how it affects somebody

And you bet it won't be forgotten

Envy is the only thing it could be

Cos people are all the same

(The same, the same)

And we only get judged by what we do

(What we do, yeah, yeah)

Personality reflects name

And if I'm ugly then

(Yeah, you)

So are you

So are you

People are all the same

(Oh, oh, oh)

And we only get judged by what we do

(What we do, yeah)

Personality reflects name

And if I'm ugly then

(Yeah, so are you)

So are you

So are you

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whenever I feel myself sliding and thinking too much I listen to a band called Nightwish

The lyrics of most of their songs are uplifting especially Higher Than Hope which is where I got my signature from.

I bless the day I was told about them.

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NICKELBACK

Just For

Lyrics - Silver Side Up :.

I want to take his eyes out

Just for looking at you

Yes I do

And I want to take his hands off

Just for touching you

Yes I do

And I want to rip his heart out

Just for hurting you

And I want to break his mind down

Yes I do, yes I do, yes I do

And I want to make him regret

Life since the day he met you

Yes I do

And I want to make him take back

All that he took from you

Yes I do

And I want to rip his heart out

Just for hurting you

And I want to break his mind down

Yes I do, yes I do, yes I do, yes I do, yes I do

And I want to rip his heart out

Just for hurting you

And I want to break his mind down

Yes I do, yes I do, yes I do, yes I do

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