“Secret Of The Easy Yoke”

i could hear the church bells ringing
they pealed aloud your praise
the members faces were smiling
with their hands out stretched to shake
it’s true they did not move me
my heart was hard and tired
their perfect fire annoyed me
i could not find you anywhere

could someone please tell me the story
of sinners ransomed from the fall
i still have never seen you
and some days i don’t love you at all

the devoted were wearing bracelets
to remind them why they came
some concrete motivation
when the abstract could not do the same
but if all that’s left is duty
i’m falling on my sword
at least then i would not serve
an unseen distant lord

if this is ony a test
i hope that i’m passing
cause i’m losing steam
and i still want to trust you

peace be still

[audio:http://www.johnmunoz.com/flash/easyyoke.mp3]

tonight

Alone in this house again tonight I got the TV on, the sound turned down and a bottle of wine There’s pictures of you and I on the walls around me The way that it was and could have been surrounds me I’ll never get over you walkin’ away [Chorus:] I’ve never been the kind to ever let my feelings show And I thought that bein’ strong meant never losin’ your self-control But I’m just drunk enough to let go of my pain To hell with my pride, let it fall like rain From my eyes Tonight I wanna cry Would it help if I turned a sad song on “All By Myself” would sure hit me hard now that you’re gone Or maybe unfold some old yellow lost love letters It’s gonna hurt bad before it gets better But I’ll never get over you by hidin’ this way [Chorus:] I’ve never been the kind to ever let my feelings show And I thought that bein’ strong meant never losin’ your self-control But I’m just drunk enough to let go of my pain To hell with my pride, let it fall like rain From my eyes Tonight I wanna cry [Chorus:] I’ve never been the kind to ever let my feelings show And I thought that bein’ strong meant never losin’ your self-control But I’m just drunk enough to let go of my pain To hell with this pride, let it fall like rain From my eyes Tonight I wanna cry

Two Thousand and Five

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We twa hae run aboot the braes
And pu’d the gowans fine.
We’ve wandered mony a weary foot,
Sin’ auld lang syne.
Sin’ auld lang syne, my dear,
Sin’ auld lang syne,
We’ve wandered mony a weary foot,
Sin’ auld ang syne.
  We twa hae sported i’ the burn,
From morning sun till dine,
But seas between us braid hae roared
Sin’ auld lang syne.Sin’ auld lang syne, my dear,
Sin’ auld lang syne.
But seas between us braid hae roared
Sin’ auld lang syne.   And ther’s a hand, my trusty friend,
And gie’s a hand o’ thine;
We’ll tak’ a cup o’ kindness yet,
For auld lang syne.
For auld lang syne, my dear,
For auld lang syne,
We’ll tak’ a cup o’ kindness yet,
For auld lang syne.

I really like that song.. in my literal translation..

we’ve made it another year

put asside all the past hurts and trials

we have another year comming

let’s just enjoy it.

In oh five i saw Napolean Dynamite, Marilda’s Mom died, Jay proposed and got married, Esmer and Homer got married, Lori got Married, Maya got her optic nerves, Valerie got married, Teri died, Amanda came back, scott peterson died, Tara put on her show, Patti had her reunion, Time Warner finally got there act together, Star Wars episode 3 came out, Patti and I became “official”, myspace became popular, russell got fired, we got to hang out with carla and jimmy more, paula had another baby, katrina came by to visit, i carved my first pumpkin, banged up my finger, and i managed to surive all that. 

2006, bring it on.

I couldnt have done it without some great friends to share it all with me.  You guys are wonderfull.  I pray an even better new year for all of you.  Those of you reading this right now.. you know who you are. 

And for Patti, thank you for sticking with me for another year.  You have been my peace, my sanity, and the love of my life.  I can only pray that we will be given many more years to share together.  I love you Patti.

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peace

He is my Light and my Salvation
whom have i to fear
in His secret place i’ll hide and pray
that i might hear a simple word

o, how i would have despaired
if You had not come found me there
i can lean against Your throne and find my peace
find my peace

and when my enemies draw near
i pray that they will find
that i’m protected and secure
all tempests He will bind with a mighty word

o, how i would have despaired
if You had not come found me there
i can lean against Your throne and find my peace
find my peace

o, how i would have despaired
if You had not come found me there
i can lean against Your throne and find my peace
i can lean against Your throne and find
lean against Your throne and find
lean against Your throne and find
my peace

He is my Light and my Salvation whom have i to fear?
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we’re all gonna die

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Paramedics, brave and strong
up before the break of dawn
putting poker faces on
broken bodies all day long
the neighbors heard a fight
someone had a knife
it must have been the wife
the husband’s lost a lot of blood
he wakes up screaming “oh my god”

Am I gonna die?
Am I gonna die?
as they strapped his arms down to his sides
in times like these they’d been taught to lie
“buddy just calm down, you’ll be alright”

several friends came to his grave
his children were so well behaved
as the priest got up to speak
the assembly craved relief
but he himself had giving up
So instead he offered them this bitter cup

you’re gonna die
we’re all gonna die
Could be 20 years, could be tonight
Lately I have been wondering why
We go to so much trouble
To postpone the unavoidable
And prolong the pain of being alive