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01. Better Way

Closer
by Shawn McDonald



 

Everybody wants, not everybody needs / Everybody hurts, not everybody bleeds
/ Everybody has words, sometimes itís just talk / Everybody tries, not everybody walks / You got to
redefine your mind // I believe that there is a better way / Somethingís out of place / I believe that
there is a better way / Somethingís got to change // So many things that are running around in you /
So many things pulling and tugging you from what is true / Fight, give, stand, and live for love / Man,
these things, they just ainít fitting / Like pretty politicians / Hoping he can fix what ís missing / By
taking out the competition / They like to yell and such / I like the softer touch / All they do is talk so
much when all we need is change / Not monetarily, the end of the world is approaching scarily / Well,
not to me personally / But to a friend, I mind this terribly / Caught off guard, when he realized that
our love is hard / Then he realized that , day to day, he could find a better wa y / Sing it / Thereís got to
be a better way, you see / How Ďbout the way itís supposed to be / A better wa y, you see / How Ďbout the
way itís supposed to be / Everybody now


Written by Shawn McDonald, Christopher Stevens, and Jake Smith // © 2011 Birdwing Music / Shawn McDonald Music (Admin. at EMICMGPublishing.com) / Allies My Muse (ASCAP) / Regisfunk Music (BMI)

Behind the Song:
"Sometimes we complicate Christianity, so this song is about coming back to the basics of our faith, an authentic faith. We say a lot of things, but that doesnít always match the reality of what our lives look like. Letís not just be people who talk; letís be people who walk. The chorus Ė ďYou got to redefine your mindĒ Ė is a reference to Romans 12:1-2, and how we need to let God define our Christianity. For me, trying to do it on my own and making mistakes, I figure thereís got to be a better way. Scripture tells us that real worship is to look after widows and orphans. Itís not just the hymns and songs we sing. Itís a way of life. Itís not about worship music; itís about how we live." - Shawn

 

 

 

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