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Heaven Knows
by +Steven Curtis Lance

Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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"So hard to believe but heaven knows we try"


Heaven Knows

for Stephanie

So hard to believe but heaven knows we try
Since faith is a gift and few are so gifted
Such a rush to get it done before we die
The tide goes out before our boats get lifted
And so we are left to wait here high and dry
Sitting in the sand to watch the seagulls soar

They say the tide might turn in a tidal wave
And break our boats like it broke our hearts before
We stay by our boats not because we are brave
But because these are all we have and no more

And we always seem to feel so far from where
It seems possible to have a soul to save
From where we thought we ought to be while right there
Before us the angels adore us as we
Who try to make the best of a thing not fair
Surprise each other to feel like family

Not based on baked potatoes but earth and air
Not on life insurance but water and fire
The universe belongs to us if we care
To embrace it as the heart of our desire

We let go to get the desire of our heart
Nothing more nor less than pleasant company
Forget the real and let reality start
Close our eyes and dream we are able to see
Stop rushing and learn to live before we die
So hard to believe but heaven knows we try

+Steven Curtis Lance



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Reviewed by Lew Duffey 4/24/2008
Beautifully written.
God Bless,
Lew
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/22/2008
And all you can do is try, Steven - He sees. :) Beautiful write, well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.



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