What these years have brought me
What these years have taught me
Heartache and fame, a chance to change
A hope to be stronger
That beauty can smolder
A stage and a curtain, that nothing's for certain
Oh these years have been hard on my bones
What this world has brought me
What this world has taught me
Senseless spinning, never tie instead of winning
Ice cream for licking, the clock's always ticking
No one is free, someone must have a key
Oh this world has been hard on my bones
All this time I'd been seeking my own
Oh this road has been hard on my bones
What this love has brought me
What this love has taught me
Patience in battle, who's in the saddle
Joy and despair, that I really do care
Uncertain desire the risk in going higher

Oh this love has been hard on my bones
What this God has brought me
What this God has taught me
Passion and grace, how to stand in one's space
Laughing at lilies, what truly fulfills me
Death on a cross, it was I that was lost
Oh this God has been life to these bones
Oh this God has been life to my bones (2X)

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    General Commentthis song means a lot to me... A friend of mine did a solo to this song... (we both dance) this was her last year dancing because she is going off to college next year.... she is a wonderful dancer and this song fit her beautifully because of who she is... every time i hear this song i think of this song i cry bc of her...
    i_live_for_musicon August 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so beautiful and hopeful. It's like so much has been weighing down on her and yet in the end it all comes down to experiencing life. You learn to take the good with the bad, etc. I love that after describing all of the pain and heartache and despair, she devotes the last part to God and cites him basically as her reason for living. Even in the hard times, there's always hope.
    Jillian04on November 08, 2004   Link

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