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Lion Unto The Lamb

From the Michael Andrew album Four Play
Words and music by Michael Andrew Itzoe

Written for and about a dear friend after her father passed away. Sometimes such heavy emotions make writing this kind of song difficult, but other times it just pours. This one was amazingly simple, pure... it practically wrote itself, the way I was feeling. I also wrote Watching The Water for her, which also came fairly easily.

Lyrics

There's a time to close your eyes and hide
And a time to let it show
There's a time to hold it all inside
And a time to let it go
There'll be times you'll choose to be alone
But there'll be a price to pay
You will find the times you've known
Will never be the same
But I will always be right here beside you
No matter how far away I am
I will always be a part inside you
As the lion unto the lamb

There will be some days that pass you by
And some days that never end
There will be some days that make you cry
And some days will be your friend
There will be some days of black and white
And some days there in between
There will be some days as dark as night
Like those days you've never seen
But I will always be one step behind you
No matter how far behind I am
I will always be here to remind you
As the lion unto the lamb

There are sacrifices we make to believe
Life is just another start
There are promises we make to decieve
Ourselves before we fall apart

So before you take another breath
And before you give it up
Remember there's no greater death
Than to live life without love
There are times of pure insanity
And some times are crystal clear
Keep faith in humanity
And salvation's always near
And I will always be the one beside you
No matter how far away I am
I will always be a part inside you
As the lion unto the lamb