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24 januari 2018

Lied van de week: broken prayers

Dit prachtige lied van zangeres Riley Clemmons willen we je niet onthouden. Een lied over je hart uitstorten bij God en je niet mooier voordoen dan je bent: "You want my tears, every messy word. Every scar and every fear (...) 'Cause you're not afraid of all the things I feel."

Riley Clemmons - Broken Prayers (Official Video)

I've been taught how to talk to you
Hold it together, make the bad look better
Say all the words that I'm supposed to
Bow my head, say, "amen"
Yeah, that'll do
Making every dead end look like heaven
Like being okay is the way to reach you

But you're not afraid of all the things I feel
So why am I afraid of being real?

You want my tears, every messy word
Every scar and every fear
You want all I have
With no holding back
When I'm hurt, at my worst
You meet me there
'Cause you see the beauty
In my broken prayers
In my broken prayers

You don't care if it ain't poetry
'Cause all of my edges
They're a little rough
But that's all I got to bring

'Cause you're not afraid of all the things I feel
Don't have to hide the scars that still aren't healed

You want…