Where’s my mind?

It’s somewhere north of here!

There are a few songs I really like to listen to when I drive… especially when I am going through a contemplative season.  It’s that season again.  “Somewhere North” by Derek Webb is one of those songs. 

It’s a muggy night in Houston
And all the intersections are like full service stations
I’m on my way to a familiar place
It’s cold in Kansas City
And you can no more hear me than I can see your face
How I wish it was just you and me

We wouldn’t have to talk above the crowd
We wouldn’t have to talk so loud

Chorus
I give you my life and all I am
But what have I to give
So I hand you a candid photograph of this little boy
‘Cause I have nothing to my name
But I can give you that

I don’t miss the driving
Seems like forever
And I’m always driving in my mind
And wearing out the road that gets me there

And I’m driving till my eyes just can’t see straight
But I suppose that it’s getting late

Chorus

I may never find the sleep
I’ve lost all feeling in my hands and
Feet may touch the ground but
My mind’s somewhere north of here

I saw Derek Webb perform at Berry College with Joel and Jason last winter.  Webb was awesome!  I don’t recall if he sang this or not… I assume this song is about a relationship with a girl.  I have another take on it for my life and will write about it in Part Two.

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4 thoughts on “Where’s my mind?

  1. raginggenius says:

    I was at the intersection, I got in an accident there. All of the pieces of my life went up in the sky. Then they started to fall. I got hit by some of the debris that was falling. All of the pieces of myself was scattered on the ground. I am now picking them up, some of the pieces I will choose to leave behind. The entire process is giving me a direct path to follow, I will focus on Jesus and hold dear to the ones who stood by me and came to my aid during my accident and recovery.

  2. jasondtaylor says:

    Like the look of the blog as well as the new pic. also, like the fact that you are breaking up your posts into smaller chunks. rockin man, sorry I’ll miss you in ABQ.

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