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Garrison Doles: Song Lyrics

We Give Ourselves Away

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Words and music by Garrison Doles

We are likely to be lost
And I guess we even know it

And it passes understanding

That we are reckless in this way
And it does not help to know
All the ways we could avoid it
It is a calling of the heart
To give ourselves away
It is a calling of the heart
The terms of our surrender
Come out into the open
Even though we are afraid
We have everything to lose
That we have carefully collected
We lay our armor down
And we give ourselves away

 

Oh me
Oh no not me
Give myself up to mercy
Can it be
Oh how can it be
In that moment will I find the courage
To give myself away

 

What are we gonna do
How will we survive
Standing on the ramparts
In careless disarray
Having chosen to be lost
Abandoning our shelter
It is a calling of the heart
To give ourselves away
It is a calling of the heart
The terms of our surrender
Come out into the open
Even though we are afraid
We have everything to lose
That we have carefully protected
We lay our armor down
And we give ourselves away