"Bless The Broken Road" as written by Marcus Hummon, Robert E. Boyd and Jeff Hanna....
I set out on a narrow way many years ago
Hoping I would find true love along the broken road
But I got lost a time or two
Wiped my brow and kept pushing through

I couldn't see how every sign pointed straight to you
That every long lost dream lead me to where you are
Others who broke my heart, they were like northern stars
Pointing me on my way into your loving arms

This much I know is true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you
Yes it did

I think about the years I spent just passing through
I'd like to have the time I lost and give it back to you
But you just smile and take my hand
You've been there you understand
It's all part of a grander plan that is coming true

Every long lost dream led me to where you are
And others who broke my heart they were like northern stars
Pointing me on my way into your loving arms
This much I know it's true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

And now I'm just rolling home
Into my lover's arms
This much I know is true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

That God blessed the broken road
Ooh, ooh
That led me straight to you

Lyrics submitted by Buschwackers03, edited by TeddyLove

"Bless the Broken Road" as written by Marcus Hummon Jeff Hanna

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  • +2
    General CommentI relate to this song, as most people probably do. Its like, finding the "one" is this huge sigh of relief after all the bad stuff we go through
    CautionarySongon July 26, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song means so much to me..and was my life till i met my girlfriend. I went to there concert in Madison and it was so awsome. Love is so hard to find and when you do, don't pass it up. This one of the best love songs ever. I love you Sarah! Nunc scio quit sit amor.
    flipsydepropheton November 19, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song has really touched my heart and It really means alot to me I really hope that others enjoy it as much as i do everytime I hear it. just a little tid bit of info : original artist of this song was Melodie Crittenden.
    davey05on February 19, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI know he probably wrote this song about his girlfriend or wife, but to me every time I hear it it makes me think about Jesus. I love it.
    kellenwrighton September 18, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song sounds just like my life. I have the most wonderful girlfriend I've ever had. I love her so much and our lives have crossed paths many times since we were just kids. It's incredible how my broken path has lead me to her. I wouldn't trade any of the pain and heartbreaks I've been through because they have lead me to her. This song is ESPECIALLY meaningful to me because of something I just can't tell all of you here, but she'll know if she ever reads this.

    - Chris
    HolleWCon November 15, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe weekend of my honeymoon, my new daughter sent me and her mom a text message with this song playing. The message said " This is my new daddy and mommy's song! That melted my heart, only cause its true!
    tommyboy78on March 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThat you go through boyfriends and girlfriends alot. Never knowing if its true love. But those who have hurt you..such as an ex boyfriend of mine. They have just made me stronger and have led me closer and closer to my true love. Like they say "others who broke my heart they were like northern stars, pointing me on my way into your loving arms, this much i know is true, that god blessed the broke road, that led me straight to you" The broken road i think is the life before your true love...so all the hurt all the pain all the people you dated and all the heart breaks..and god blessed it and made us realize many things and taught us a lesson.
    andiraion November 21, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch an amazing song.. it has such good lyrics. and it just has such great meaning. and made me think alot.. and i just want to go and thank all my ex's because without them i wouldnt have the great relatioship with my boyfriend now..
    mnizzoon November 24, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so amazing and beautiful. Tears fell when I heard it for the first time. It's really incredible.
    zacsteron January 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove.
    New Year's Projecton February 15, 2005   Link

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