holding on and letting go

I’ve included this song in my playlist “Death and dying” on Spotify.

https://open.spotify.com/user/grafixtek/playlist/7cFxkiYWPJTN2clLvhwwKc?si=jy80UTwETl2MQm0K06a-oA

finding myself.

Disclaimer : emo post ahead. play this song while reading.

people write songs to speak to others. some songs carry hidden meanings, some brings a message, some gives you courage and strength to move on, and some brings healing to broken hearts. and ross copperman’s holding on and letting go is really something i can relate to.

the lyrics say :

It’s everything you wanted, it’s everything you don’t
It’s one door swinging open and one door swinging closed
Some prayers find an answer
Some prayers never know
We’re holding on and letting go

some of you may have been at a crossroad, having to make a tough decision. for those who haven’t, you guys can only imagine the pain of letting something you love go. you can only imagine how difficult it is to have your head and your heart contradict each other. the confusion and dilemma in deciding which…

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Jesus Loves the Little Children of the World.

Everything I’ve been trying to say, and then some.

Kimberly Stover

If you grew up in Fundamental American Christianity, chances are you sung the song “Jesus Loves the Little Children,” countless times throughout your childhood in the church. It was written by preacher Clarence Herbert Woolston in the late 1800’s and it gives children a very simple, yet beautiful global message with these lyrics:

Jesus loves the little children,

All the children of the world,

Red and Yellow, Black and White,

They’re all Precious in his sight,

Jesus loves the little children of the world.

As an impressionable child who knows nothing of borders, politics, world religions, nationalism, or racism, the meaning of this song isn’t hard to understand or digest. As children, it is natural that all children, all people, rather, are precious. We learn elitism, it isn’t born in us. This song that we learned as children has become counter-cultural in the current age, especially here in America…

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