trying to believe its true
I wrote this one while working on Weights & Wings. It’s another song written in the middle of a dark, hard season- wrestling with the void between what I had hoped for and what was now reality. I love this little song. It’s so raw and honest. I have shied away from releasing songs like this recently, afraid they were too personal/ not universal enough. I posted the lyrics below. Is this something you connect with?
by matthew stewart wertz at 3:48pm on Thursday, may 28th 2009
I’m so scared, losing my mind, don’t
Trust the voices that play all the time and I’m
Running out of people to blame-
Backed in a corner by all of this shame.
And I know
Somewhere there’s grace
From this love that I know I’ve been called to-
I’m just trying to believe it’s true.
On and on, scenery’s same, I’m
Growing tired from excuses I’ve made and
Nothing’s different, no, nothing’s changed
Looking in mirrors, forgetting my face
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