Friday, August 6, 2010

Circle Song

(With You I Will Always Be) by Jewel

One of the "soundtracks" to this experience of "letting go" has been a CD I bought impulsively shortly after May 14th. I normally stop myself, go home, research and make sure I really need or want whatever it is I am thinking of buying. Especially with CD's, because I'm suppose to be using my IPod (since I have it, I ought use it, is my logic).

So...I found myself caught in the small CD "section" in Target with this in my hand...and I tell you, this CD, it was needed, absolutely needed, couldn't have done this or do this, without...

So for this photo I'm posting, I thought I'd share this song. It spoke to me - for me it is Gwen's song.

If you see me speak without words
Know that I am speaking of the wind
And if you see my words like wind
Know that soft tongues cut through stone
And if you see my tongue like stone
Know it's wisdom lies in silence
And if you see my wisdom in silence
Then with you I will always be

And if you doubt my true love is true
Just see how you have no mockings on your hands
And if you see you wear no chains
You are free like poor men
And if you see your freedom in being poor
Pleased you'll be with the treasure of your mind
And if you're pleased with the treasure of your mind
Then with you I will always be

And if you wonder how it is that I left
Just watch the sun set slip away
And as you watch that sun slip away
Know some things are better left unseen
And if you know things are better left unseen
Then night shall carry you in her arms
And if you see I carry you in my arms
Then with you I will always be
With you I will always be

I thank the Good Grace that put this CD in my hand that day... it was no small thing.


  1. I'm glad you had a moment of comfort in that music, Laurie. I hope we can get together sometime soon at my house so we can talk in person. Praying for you to be able to catch your breath, to find those seconds of respite in your fight for peace.

  2. Beautiful song! Thank God for such small acts of mercy and tenderness - such as bringing that music to your attention so it could comfort you and speak your soul. Love you!

  3. (Ps. You can still use CDs you buy for your iPod - just convert them to MP3s on your computer, and then load the music onto the iPod. Quandry over! :-p)

  4. I saw your comment on my blog and I wanted to wander over and say hello to my fellow May 14th mama. So sorry you had to say goodbye to Gwenyth. Have you found Glow in the Woods yet? It has been a lifeline for me. I am so sorry your sweet girl isn't here with you. And I am sorry to hear of the loss of your sister-in-law. I really want to give you a hug, but you are on the other side of the country, so I will send love and hugs and hopes for gentle days. I would love to connect with you. E-mail me or find me on facebook if you need anything. Much love.

  5. Your daughter Gwenyth is just beautiful!!!! I am heartbroken for you, and I pray for your you already know it is an awful club to be in, and I really do pray for your peace ((hugs))...


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