Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Exactly where I need to be

My friend Ren brought Amy Steinberg into our lives last year. That in itself was an amazing event. Thank you Ren for that gift. We now have the opportunity to actually hear Amy sing in person!

At the end of this month we'll be driving down to SC, (thank you Lovejoys!) to hear Amy's concert! We'll be right in the comfort of the Lovejoy residence, a backyard concert. This northern MN girl is pretty darn excited to get to sit outside in March (and not freeze) and listen to Amy....*sigh*

We're very excited. Looooove her music and lyrics. Insight galore.

Here's one of our favorite song's lyrics:

Exactly
i am exactly where i need to be
i need to be exactly where i am
i am a blessing manifest
i can undress the moment
naked time unwinds beneath my mind
and from within i find the kind of beauty
only i can find
i am exactly where i need to be
i need to be exactly where i am
i am surrendering so willingly
to be the perfect me inside this now
and truly how else could it be
destiny she blesses me
when i try to fight or run
i only wind up back at square one
when i think i know what's best for me
fate she takes me back
to exactly where i need to be
i am exactly where i need to be
i need to be exactly where i am
i am divinely timed and shining brightly
yes i believe that there's a purpose just for me
yes i believe that we are light
and we shine infinitely
i am exactly where i need to be
i need to be exactly where i am
i am not aimlessly existing see
i am in perfect harmony with universal energy
and i am truly free when i accept my own divinity
look at me look at me closely
what exactly do you see
if you are paying attention you will now begin ascension of the mind
why, because if you look at me just right you will see a kiss
for it took a kiss to make this breath exist
the intersection of my mother's and father's lips
to touch twist and perfect what came next to produce me
look at me and you will see the breeze
the breeze it took to shake the leaves to make
my mother's hair move, my father dare touch it and say
please may i have a kiss
yes the breeze made me exist
and if you want to get even deeper into this
when you look at me you will see a cloud
the cloud it took to form the storm to shake the leaves to
inspire the liplock - yes a raindrop will pop up out these words
you heard me right
if you look at me close enough you will see a dark stormy night
and what is night without it's polar opposite of sunlight
so if you watch the way my hands sway
you'll see the light of day
and everyday is a testament to the sediment of the earth's core
it's ever spinning enormous force so if you look at me just right
you will see a spark of the source
but the most fascinating thing about this, and it's true
is that if you look at me close enough, you see you
it's only what you perceive how you believe the space between
you and me
that creates reality
so when i sing you can feel it
when i cry you can heal it
when i speak words you can be the words i speak by singing with me
peace love free
peace love free
peace love free
and when i am alone and full of fear
i just remember the rising sun always appears
everyday miracles that i see
well they take me back to exactly where i need to be

8 comments:

Snavleys said...

Oh, I never get sick of listening to her. One of my favs right now is I'm So Special. I laugh every time I hear it and the song just wouldn't be the same without the cursing :)..."I'm so sick of taking shit from my inner child, I wish she would take a fuckin nap or just be quiet for a little while." Just how I feel sometimes!!

kelli said...

Hehe, we love that one too. And that exact part ;)

Deanne said...

Amy's even better in person! You will *Love* her!

zenmomma said...

Wah!! I wanna come see her. :-(

kelli said...

I know Mary. :( I wish you all could be there too.

But, you'll be getting ready for all those unschoolers who are coming to see you!! :)

I'm wishing I could in Oregon in April!

Marjorie said...

Hi, I was looking for the lyrics of this beautiful and inspiring song - I'm French and it's not that easy for me to get them just listening to it. Thanks for publishing them.
All the best

Ren said...

WAH....I am so sad I'll miss the concert, but at least I get to see Amy here in JC pretty frequently.:)

I'll see you guys in four days!! Whooohhooooo!!:)

Ren said...

Oh, and I agree that Amy is totally awesome in person! She has a wicked sense of humor...she'll fit into an unschooling crowd just fine.