"This Time" as written by Glen Ballard, Joel Shearer, Noah Bernando Jr., Mark Traa Daniels, Paul J. Sandoval and Jason P. Truby....
Is this where we need to be?
Or are we tired of looking?
Searching, for more than eyes can see
For something to believe in
Slipped away, fell away, tried to play yourself
No turning back, all alone
And there's nobody else
Who even knows I'm missing

I and I won't run this time
It's worth more than the chance we're taking
I and I won't run this time
Wanting more has got me waiting
This time for love

And nothing ever changes
Waiting, gets harder every time
I don't know how to stay still
And nothing more left to lose
Throw it all away
May be the last chance I get to see your face
I can't afford to leave here

I and I won't run this time
It's worth more than the chance we're taking
I and I won't run this time
Wanting more has got me waiting
This time for love

I and I won't run this time
I can't believe the chance we're taking
I and I won't run this time
I need to know so I'll be waiting
This time for love

I and I won't run this time
It's worth more than the chance we're taking
I and I won't run this time
Wanting more has got me waiting
This time for love

I and I won't run this time
I can't believe the chance we're taking
I and I won't run this time
I and I won't run this time
This time from love


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"This Time" as written by Noah Bernardo Glen Ballard

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    General CommentExcellent song. Too bad it's one of the two only good songs on the new CD. :\
    Luridenon January 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYou missed a couple AND's in the lyrics ...and you left out "And I have done this all before" at the beginning of the second verse.

    Anyway this song is good but nothing spectacular. I guess since there's so many bad tracks on this album that this one stands out a little since it's not so terrible.

    I'm guessing here but I think this song is about a rocky relationship someone's having, and instead of seriously addressing the problems they're having with the other person, they're just avoiding them. But not "this time"
    MrJRKon February 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI had a car crash two nights ago. Both vehicles are written off and we were both able to WALK away from it. (Well technically I couldn't walk at the time.. but you know..)

    Anyway, this song was playing at the time. Which is weird.. because yeah this is how I am with a lot of relationships.. I always run from the problems rather then discuss them and try work through them.

    Oddly enough I stood up to someone about that last night, before even realising that it was this song playing..
    Ilikestars_xon June 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song is about a couple ending their relationship and mutually parting ways, but still knowing that they really care about each other. The problem was that they realized that there was something greater out there in the world for them and based upon both their life's situation at that time, they knew they couldn't be together. They had to "find themselves"; understand their true identity first and come to love that before they could love and care for anyone else. ... the bittersweet part is that these two people have been waiting for so long to find someone like each other. But the hope that emanates ... found in this line: "Wanting more has got me waiting, This time for love" ... to me it means that they both realize that love is out there. The greatest love of all, is what they're patiently waiting to remember once again.
    lz2108on June 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthave u guys heard this song before? i dont know if any of u r christians or not, im guessing not. countless times i hear someone comment on a christian songs meaning saying like "well i think its about a relationship and how its falling apart". that is right, it is about a relationship......with Jesus. this one in particular with lines like "more than eyes can see" and "something to believe in". it may seem like its too obvious but sometimes it has to be cause some people look way too deep into lyrics. the whole first verse is talkin about looking for something but they dont know what. "Is this where we need to be?
    Or are we tired of looking?" that says most of us just give up cause we cant find the answer, so we say "well i cant find anything to put my trust into" when actually their just tired of looking for it. "Slipped away, fell away, tried to play yourself
    No turning back, all alone
    And there's nobody else
    Who even knows I'm missing"
    thats sayin how they feel right now (without Jesus). worthless and abandoned and cant turn back cause they never had anything to turn back to. the verse is sayin hes going to listen to the "Jesus freaks" next time they talk about their beliefs. cause he has been running from the christian faith since its ridiculed so much, he doesnt think he has the courage to stand up to the slander. he wants more, so hes waiting till it hits him instead of running. second verse is saying how hes getting that feeling again how every time he starts to have faith nothing seems to change like everyone says it will. and he cant wait anymore but realizes that there is nothing else to lose or gain if he walks away again. also, almost forgot, the first verse where it says
    "Slipped away, fell away, tried to play yourself
    No turning back, all alone
    And there's nobody else
    Who even knows I'm missing"
    hes actually believed before but fell away, which also comes in again on the second verse. last one, "cant believe this chance were taking" the "chance" is thinking Jesus is not the answer, thinking theres something else. hes knows, he feels that its right, but the enemy is steppin in planting seeds of doubt into his head. if anyone thinks otherwise please comment and explain the lines better than that. thank you for reading. God bless
    lriccion July 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentriiiight ahhahahahahhaha this song fuckin awsome m8 an it dosnt envolve an relationship....WITH JESUS.....spedo...
    inlove_witha_playeron December 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentActually, I believe lricci is right. It really may be about a relationship with Jesus.

    Oh, and, by the way, this song rocks.
    WishingForYouon December 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti agree with Iricci as well
    even though im not religious and am against religion
    led_zeppelin_xxxon December 02, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I and I" is a term the Rastas use for God. They also use "Jah" which is just a shortening of Jahova. so a lot of Christian artists like POD and Christafari, who use a lot of reggae-type beats and music, will use those terms^^.

    so yeah..definately about God..no doubt^^.
    soul_drummer06on November 16, 2007   Link

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