Pencil marks on a wall, I wasn't always this tall
You scattered some monsters from beneath my bed
You watched my team win
You watched my team lose
You watched when my bicycle went down again
And when I was weak, unable to speak
Still I could call You by name
And I said, Elbow Healer, Super Hero
Come if you can
You said, I Am

Only sixteen, life is so mean
What kind of curfew is at 10 p.m.
You saw my mistakes.
And watched my heart break
Heard when I swore I' d never love again
And when I was weak, unable to speak
Still I could call You by name
And I said, Heartache Healer, Secret Keeper
Be my best friend
And you said, I Am

You saw me wear white by pale candlelight
I said forever to what lies ahead
Two kids and a dream, with kids that can scream
Too much it might seem when it is two a.m.
And when I am weak, unable to speak
Still I will call You by name
Shepherd, Savior, Pasture Maker
Hold onto my hand
You say, I Am

The winds of change and circumstance blow in and all around us
So we find a foothold that's familiar
And bless the moments that we feel you nearer

When life had begun, I was woven and spun
You let the angels dance around the throne
And who can say when, but they'll dance again
When I am free and finally headed home
I will be weak, unable to speak
Still I will cal You by name
Creator, Maker, Life Sustainer
Comforter, Healer, My Redeemer
Lord and King, Beginning and the End

I Am
Yes, I Am


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I Am Lyrics as written by Shane Teeters Pat Bunch

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    I love this song.

    LilyBearon February 18, 2006   Link
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    Okay, I love this song enough to warrant another comment. (Why is nobody else commenting on this brilliant song? :( )

    As I've said in comments on some of her other songs, I'm not a Christian, but I love the idea of someone feeling this kind of loving-presence in every aspect of their life; motivating them to do good, consoling them when they're feeling blue, and encouraging them to grow and be happy and to try and make others happy, as well.

    That's the part about Christianity that I really like. It comforts and consoles you to know that there is someone always there watching over you, by your side no matter what life throws at you. Someone you can always talk to whenever you feel the need. An unconditional love that gives you the strength in life to overcome adversity and follow your dreams.

    The theme of Love is my favorite part about Christianity.

    Giving Love culminates in receiving Love.

    (Listen to "The Hand Song" by Nickel Creek for further understanding...or you can just look up the lyrics on SongMeanings and see what I'm talking about)

    Best part: The winds of change, And circumstance blow in and all around us so we find a foothold that’s familiar, And bless the moments that we feel You nearer.

    LilyBearon February 20, 2007   Link
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    This song is about a girl who is just remebering how much her "father" was there for her, throughout it all.. the good times and the bad, the first time her heart broke, when she was happy, when she was weak, she talks about how she was asking for him to be there for her and he responds with " i am" He was there to watch her fall in love and marry. How she can always go home no matter what, and things will change in life but her father will still be there No matter what. And even in her darkest hour she will at the least be able to call for his help and his name.

    I find this song so touching and emotional and just brilliant, its definately an amazing song that has great meaning, it doesn't even have to be religioius i'm sure alot of people can relate to their father this way.

    musiclover_0817on October 31, 2007   Link
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    I remember the day I realized that G-d was and always be with me. I was driving and I looked over at my daughter who was 9 at the time. She had fallen asleep in the car and she looked so beautiful and angelic - just like the baby she once was. I reached over and moved her hair out of her eyes and sighed. At that moment, I realized that my Abba, My Father in Heaven was reaching over to me and pushing my hair back. He was sighing and thinking that I was just as cute and confused as I was the moment that He made me. I knew then that my life would never, ever be lonely again!

    risajojoon December 05, 2007   Link

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