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06. The Way I Was Made

Arriving
by Chris Tomlin



 

Caught in the half-light, I'm caught alone
Waking up to the sunrise and the radio
Feels like I'm tied up, what's holding me?
Just praying today will be the day I go free

I want to live like there's no tomorrow
I want to dance like no one's around
I want to sing like nobody's listening
Before I lay my body down
I want to give like I have plenty
I want to love like I'm not afraid
I want to be the man I was meant to be
I want to be the way I was made

Made in Your likeness, made with Your hands
Made to discover who You are and who I am
All I've forgotten help me to find
All that You've promised let it be in my life



Behind the Song:
"It was the first day I met Ed Cash, the man who would produce “Arriving.” I was playing him different songs and ideas for the record. We were discussing which ones might “make the cut” for this particular project. I think I had played about 17 or 18 songs when he finally grabbed the guitar and showed me a little idea he had as well. He played me the chorus and I was blown away. He asked if I might like to give it a go, and, with the help of Jesse, we finished it. The song is really the life ambition for all of us. To shake loose of all the lesser things that hold us down and live this life to the fullest." - Chris Tomlin

 

 

 

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