Be Here Now

I love this song…   “Be Here Now”, by Ray LaMontagne.  I heard it (again) recently, and when another blogger reminded me of an old poem of mine, Empty Spaces, I realized I never added a song to that one as I often do.  This song seemed perfect, so I added it there.  and also felt like it was very fitting for this grey, winter day as I am heading back out into the cold…
A reminder to just be.

“Don’t let your mind get weary and confused..
your will be still; don’t try.
Don’t let your heart get heavy, child;
inside you there’s a strength that lies.

Don’t let your soul get lonely, child..
it’s only time; it will go by.
Don’t look for love in faces, places —
it’s in you; that’s where you’ll find kindness.

Be here.. be here now.. be here now..
be.. be here now.. be here now…

Don’t lose your faith in me,
and I will try not to lose faith in you.
Don’t put your trust in walls,
’cause walls will only crush you when they fall.

Be…be here now… be here now.
Be…be here now…be here now.

Be Here Now, by Ray LaMontagne

7 Comments to “Be Here Now”

  1. I’d never heard this song before, and, wow, was this just perfect timing. Just the essence of it. So carried away by it, emotionally, that I almost drifted off to sleep in the comfort of it. Thank you. Marking this as a favorite. ~ Bill

  2. This put me in mind of Nick Drake, especially the use of the strings.

  3. Just in case. Happy Thanksgiving.

  4. Two very fine songs to end my day.

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