SOJOURNEER

SOJOURNEER

BandFolkAcoustic

I'm a dad who likes writing music to my daughter and wife. Music is the best for me to express my love for my family.

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Lyrics

A Few White Lies

Written By: Robert C. Powell

When you were just a young child I may have told you a few white lies.
I know telling lies is wrong, but at the time it seemed so right.
Now my days ahead are numbered, and my heart won’t bear the weight,
so sit down here beside me and we’ll set that record straight.

When you were only three years old and lost your first front tooth,
my first little white lie just slipped out to comfort you.
Now about that old Tooth Fairy who brings money as you sleep,
well that was really just your mom and me, and we saved all your baby teeth.
[spoken: Like we were gonna make you a necklace or somthing.]

Sure I’m always saying,
“Never tell a lie.”
But as things turned out won’t you agree
things turned out just fine?

One Christmas Eve you wouldn’t go to bed you were acting oh so wild,
while underneath the mistletoe your mom was sneaking me a smile.
Now about that old man Santa who brings your gifts at nine o’clock, well. . .
I made that up to get you off to bed so your mom and I could “talk”, ooh. . .

Sure I’m always saying,
“Never tell a lie.”
But as things turned out won’t you agree
things turned out just fine?

You’re saying you’ll do better.
There’ll be no tellin’ lies
when you’re raising up a family of your own.
But I’m betting my bottom dollar
when the teardrops start to fall
you’ll make up, a few white lies of your own.

Of all the little lies I might have told you through the years,
my biggest little white lie just slipped out while drying your tears.
I told you that I’d love you until the day I die,
but I’ll love you even when I’m gone – even ‘til the end of time.
I told you that I’d love you until the day I die,
but I’ll love you when I’m watching over you from up on high.

Remember that Day

Written By: Robert C. Powell

My heart skips a beat whenever I see
that picture of you first meeting me.
Pressing your cheek close to mine,
choking back tears I’d waited years to cry.
Do you remember that day?

Watching you sleep through that night,
I imagined you dreaming, umm. . .
Still there, you opened your eyes.
I can still see your look of surprise.
The smile on your face said you realized
I would always be there.

[CHORUS]
[Do you] remember that day? [It’s] still so clear to me.
I held you for the first time tenderly.
I knew in my heart it was a moment that we
forever would share.
Had it ever occurred to me that you
wouldn’t remember that moment too,
I would’ve stopped time so you
could remember that day.

Now that you’re grown I finally see
those memories were only remembered by me.
But like a fool I had to believe
you would recall that moment with me
when your tender heart first spoke to mine.
Remember that day?

[CHORUS]

[BRIDGE]
Just as I’m loosing my hold on those faded memories,
the sound of your voice lifts me to my feet.
You say, “The time has finally come. . .”, you’re going to start a family.
And so the circle completes.

[FINAL CHORUS]
It all seems so clear now watching you
holding your baby like I held you.
You know in your heart this is a moment you two
forever will share.
The smile on your face telling me it’s true.
You remember that first time I held you.
[It] was just a matter of time until I knew.
You remember that day!

Dream Pony

Written By: Robert C. Powell

As mama tucks you in and strokes your hair,
and sends you off to Dreamland on a prayer,
before she can even whisper, “. . . my soul to take.”
your Dream Pony carries you away.

Where’s that pony taking you? I hope you tell me someday.
I wonder what he’s running to, or if he’s running away.
When you find what you’re looking for will I be there too,
where all your dreams come true?

[CHORUS]
Riding over moonlit clouds,
the world far below,
looking for the answers to questions
only you can know.

[INSTRUMENTAL]

[CHORUS]
Riding over moonlit clouds,
the world far below,
looking for the answers to questions
only you can know.

When the sun returns and fills the sky,
it’s time to bring that pony home, and say goodbye,
but you know when your work is done and the day is through,
your Dream Pony’s waiting there for you.