"Comes A Time" as written by and Phillips....
There comes a time in life
To pull on your coat and go outside
To taste the vinegar of life, bitter life
To taste a second time, its sweet surprise
Sweet surprise

It's not that hard to figure it out
When there's no question, there's no doubt
I burned an effigy to time, senseless time
To view the miracle, but the wine still was wine
And that was my crime

There is a face in the stone
We let it out to find its form
To shape the testament of will, strongest will
Pride, humility, a bitter pill
Bitter pill

Sweet surrender, oh my Lord
I never thought I'd see
Not surprising, still I find
I'm shaking, crying
But I'm laughing, softly

There comes a time in the life
To pull on your coat and go outside


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    General CommentThe lyric is "To view the miracle, the water isn't wine/And that is my crime". At least, that's how Glen sings in on Live At Largo. Far more meaningful this way, don't you think? It alludes to Christ turning the water into wine, but in this case, no miracle.

    The wine still is wine? What did we expect it to turn into? Back to water? Nah. Unfortunately, all those lyrics sites that copy from one another have it wrong too.

    Great song, especially the guitar work on the live version. I love the redemptive qualities here. Regenerative and redemptive, in the face of so many negatives life throws at you.
    lduncan00on December 30, 2009   Link

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