i say hello to the summertime
and you may think i'm doing fine but i don't know
it used to always make me laugh
but now i'll sign an autograph
to the way things used to be

oh and i wait for you
hold my hand cause i've got a ways to go
oh but i can't stand to go on like this so long

now i can plainly see
the way the conflict used to be
neverending
i always thought that in this case
to keep a smile on my face
though that's not how i feel

oh and i wait for you
just don't let me down
I've always faced the truth
oh now why can't i just ignore what i've found

i often ride the choppy waves of change
but the reward i know is much more great

don't want to give up
i cannot give in

i must maintain my faithfulness
i've seen the darkness
and it's consuming
i cannot bring him back to then
i must maintain my faithfulness


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    Dave's explanation for this song is as follows:

    "This song is about me trying to cope with my dad's affairs. I try to cover it up but it makes it worse. I think about the past; when my dad used to live for God. It makes things easier to deal with. Instead of letting his sin weigh me down, I go to God in prayer and he gives me peace. He says, "Let go and let me work on your dad." I must be faithful to God."

    off of sparkrecordings.com

    Its a great message for anyone dealing with a loved one who they've felt has betrayed them. Don't let it compromise your walk with you Lord and Savior.

    pnewon May 12, 2005   Link

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