"Serve Your Soul" as written by and Ben Harper....
Battles over which direction to kneel
People reaching out to touch
But forgetting to feel
Daily breath shouldn't be a daily penance
Is that what you believe
Or just a life sentence

I look into the mirror
And I see someone there I used to know
They all want you to serve them
But the only one you got to serve
Is your soul

So much time
And at such a cost
We spend looking for what we've lost
Now that you know
You can't find it from him
You're gonna have to find it within

I look into the mirror
And I see that life has taken its toll
They'll all want you to serve them
But the only one you got to serve
Is your soul

Listen to the wind it won't lie to you
If you love it let it go
And watch it fly to you
Every setting sun gently weeps
You can always hear it
Cause trust never sleeps

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    General CommentThis is my favorite song from the album. Its one of the longest songs on the album, I haven't totall contemplated the lyrics yet it just sounds awesome. Sometimes music doesn't haven't to say something specific, you just hear it and you're moved. Anyways I just love Ben and whenever I'm at a crossroad in my life it just seems like his music is always a companion.
    scholesgirlon April 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentone of the Greatest Headphone songs ever made.
    pton November 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDo what is in your heart, and what is good for you because you want to do it. Don't let anyone tell you what you have to do and don't be pushed around into any beliefs other than your own.

    Thats what Serve Your Soul means to me.
    john491on February 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think the first verse speaks of religion and how so many just go through the motions (reciting the lords prayer) or going to church but often arent really seeking God. "Forgetting how to feel" just doing the religion thing but not really connecting with God the way we should.

    Lightdrop7on March 18, 2010   Link

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