I will not sleep well tonight
(I will not sleep well tonight)
I will not be fine when the morning brings the dreaded light
I will kiss the lips that say goodbye
(I will kiss your lips)
Clinging to the comfort of my God on high

I will not be moved by and by
(I will not be moved by and by)
I'am not ashamed of the battle though my eyes may cry
I will kiss the lips that bid farewell
(I will kiss your lips)
As you march to the sound of the mission bell

Oh the glimmer of the light along the water
And the sound of the children on the shore
Oh the sweet fields of gold beneath the big blue sky
Let it be
Home is me - You are mine..

Life was moving on day by day
(Life was moving on day by day)
Friendship overflowing
but to me you cannot be replaced
I will hold you tight in my dreams
(I will hold you tight)
Though you're gone
you're not as distant as it seems

Oh the glimmer of the light along the water
And the sound of the children on the shore
Oh the sweet fields of gold beneath the big blue sky
Let it be
Home is me - You are mine..

Oh the purple mountains majesty is calling
And the northern lights still dance above the snow
Yes amazing grace is still the fire beneath this life
Let it be
Home is me - You are mine..

Let it be
Home is me - You are mine....
Let it be
Home is me. And you are mine..


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Home Is Me - You Are Mine (Feat. Amber Sweeney) song meanings
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    General CommentThis is a great torch song which I think really invokes that sense of longing for someone who is far away. Amber and Joy wrote this song for the troops and it beautifully invokes the sense of loss and sadness that comes with having a loved one go off to war and the worry that comes with knowing that they are far away and may not return. Yet at the same time there is sense of standing firm and being strong for that loved one who is fighting in a battle and performing their duty. There is a sense that the loved one who is far away is kept close in the hearts and memories of those at home so that they are never really as "distant as they seem" nor are the easily replaced. And for the loved one that is at war and far away, home can not only be found in the place that they have left behind but most importantly within the loved ones who are waiting for them to return safely - it's a beautiful song.
    achingsilenceon April 23, 2009   Link

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