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09. You'll Find Your Way

Light for the Lost Boy
by Andrew Peterson



 

When I look at you, boy
I can see the road that lies ahead
I can see the love and the sorrow

Bright fields of joy
Dark nights awake in a stormy bed
I want to go with you, but I can’t follow

So keep to the old roads
Keep to the old roads
And you’ll find your way

Your first kiss, your first crush
The first time you know you’re not enough
The first time there’s no one there to hold you

The first time you pack it all up
And drive alone across America
Please remember the words that I told you

Keep to the old roads
Keep to the old roads
And you’ll find your way
You’ll find your way

If love is what you’re looking for
The old roads lead to an open door
And you’ll find your way
You’ll find your way
Back home

And I know you'll be scared when you take up that cross
And I know it'll hurt, 'cause I know what it costs
And I love you so much and it's so hard to watch
But you're gonna grow up and you're gonna get lost
Just go back, go back

Go back, go back to the ancient paths
Lash your heart to the ancient mast
And hold on, boy, whatever you do
To the hope that's taken hold of you
And you'll find your way
You'll find your way
If love is what you’re looking for
The old roads lead to an open door
And you’ll find your way
You’ll find your way
Back home

Words and Music by Andrew Peterson / AP: vocals Jill Phillips: background vocals Ben Shive: piano, keys, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, string arrangement Andy Gullahorn: electric guitar Cason Cooley: bass, keys, percussion Tyler Burkum: electric guitar Will Sayles: drums Eleonore Denig: cello, violin ©2012 Jakedog Music (adm by Music Services) (ASCAP)

Behind the Song:
(2/15/12 The Warren) Jeremiah 6:16 / Hebrews 10:23 For Asher, second son of a second son

 

 

 

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