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Dancing in the Minefields

14 Mar

So the other day I posted a couple you tube videos… I may do that from time to time. I enjoy music and I have this theory I gleaned from  a dear friend that “if you are always playing great happy music its hard to have an unhappy household” this can be totally true! So with that said… I love songs that are up beat and happy and also I am drawn to ones that are practical and really mean something to my life. Andrew Peterson’s song “Dancing in the Minefields” is no exception. This song is the soundtrack to my marriage I swear! And I find it cool we have similarities to the characters in the song, bought our rings at a pawn shop and we also got married young and we definately sail in lifes storms. Its really well written. Here are the lyrics. You can find the video on here or on you tube. Enjoy!

 

Dancing in the Minefields By Andrew Peterson

Well I was 19 you were 21
The year we got engaged
Everyone said we were much to young
But we did it anyway
We got the rings for 40 each from a pawnshop down the road
We said our vows and took the leap now 15 years ago

Chorus:
We went dancing in the minefields
We went sailing in the storm
And it was harder than we dreamed
But I believe that’s what the promise is for

Well ‘I do’ are the two most famous last words
The beginning of the end
But to lose your life for another I’ve heard is a good place to begin
Cause the only way to find your life is to lay your own life down
And I believe it’s an easy price for the life that we have found

Chorus:
And we’re dancing in the minefields
We’re sailing in the storm
This is harder than we dreamed
But I believe that’s what the promise is for
That’s what the promise is for

Bridge:
So when I lose my way, find me
When I lose loves chains, bind me
At the end of all my faith
to the end of all my days
when I forget my name, remind me

Cause we bear the light of the son of man
So there’s nothing left to fear
So I’ll walk with you in the shadow lands
Till the shadows disappear
Cause he promised not to leave us
And his promises are true
So in the face of all this chaos baby
I can dance with you

Chorus:
So lets go dancing in the minefields
Lets go sailing in the storms
Oh lets go dancing in the minefields
And kicking down the doors
Oh lets go dancing in the minefields
And sailing in the storms
Oh this is harder than we dreamed
But I believe that’s what the promise is for
That’s what the promise is for

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