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Susan Osborn: HUMMINGBIRD

HUMMINGBIRD was made by a community of musicians spread across the US and who have companioned me musically in different stages of my life, from South Dakota to New York City and to Orcas Island.  Each one added generously an essential ingredient to the musical soup.

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HUMMINGBIRD NOTES AND LYRICS CONT.

Posted on December 14, 2016 with 0 comments
11. Compassion’s Door
Bill Lauf, tenor guitar; Susan Osborn, keyboard and vocal
 
I will wash in living waters
Build a home on heaven’s shore
Live my life moment to moment
A pilgrim at compassion’s door
I have wandered lost and frightened, falling down
Stumbled blindly losing sight of higher ground
Always leaving here tomorrow, movin’ round
Oh how weary is the traveler, can’t go on
I will wash in living waters
Build a home on heaven’s shore
Live my life moment to moment
A pilgrim at compassion’s door ​
And there’s a hard rain of sorrow comin’ down
​Hearts breaking open at the sound ​
There’s one thing I know that pulls me through ​
I’m not walkin’ alone, I’m walkin’ with you
I know you’ve lived my story too
Heartbreak and failure no stranger to you
So here together we’ll take a stand
Living and dying come take my hand
And we will wash in living waters
Build a home on heaven’s [...]
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