The Calling of a Priest - video and lyrics
I am a cheat
I have cheated men,
I have cheated You
and I have cheated me.
I spend my time trying to see
what I can get out of those
who have to come and stand before me
and You're standing before me now.
And there is something I can get from You
but it's going to cost me everything else
that I've worked to make of myself
all this time.
You're standing before me now
last one I ever expected to see here
all these years of making myself into what I am
And it all doesn't seem so much somehow
with You standing here before me now.
And You say come, and I will come
I will sweep all of these other things away.
And You say follow, and I will follow
I will follow You to the very end of my days
Though I don't know just where it will lead me
It won't lead me anywhere easy
But I know that I must have what You have to give
And I know that I'll lose everything to gain it
But everything doesn't seem like so much anymore
With You standing here before me.
by Michele Womble
The pictures in the video were taken in Novosibirsk or the Novosibirsk area in the fall. From them you can get a feel for Siberia in autumn. For thoughts behind the song read The Calling of a Priest - Song/Video at my blog brokenbreadandsmallfish.com
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status: almost done. 9 songs finished, 1 song in mixing process. We are planning to have 2 mixes of this last song, in 2 different styles. It's almost done, but trying to get it just right - because it's one of my favorites. If you feel like praying for a quick and easy finish for this last song, please do!