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I Hope You Dance

Many are perplexed by my musical tastes. And I suppose I'd have to agree. As much as I enjoy most genres, I am possibly happiest when I'm listening to 80s or country.

In that respect, I am VERY much an 80s child. I'd very honestly say that I know more lyrics to 80s music than I do to more recent stuff. And when the 90s arrived (and I love 90s lots too), a lot of my time was spent watching CMT. There's something about country music though that I just love. The simplicity of it? *shrug*

I'll leave you with a song by Lee Ann Womack that I've always found to be an inspiration...

I hope you never lose your sense of wonder
You get your fill to eat
But always keep that hunger
May you never take one single breath for granted
God forbid love ever leave you empty handed
I hope you still feel small
When you stand by the ocean
Whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens
Promise me you'll give faith a fighting chance

And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance
I hope you dance

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance
Never settle for the path of least resistance
Living might mean taking chances
But they're worth taking
Lovin' might be a mistake
But it's worth making
Don't let some hell bent heart
Leave you bitter
When you come close to selling out
Give the heavens above
More than just a passing glance

[img cred: Notes from the Trenches] [Lyrics


  1. aww I've always thought that song was so sweet. My dad is a songwriter and has written lots of songs for Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Martina Mcbride, Gary Allan...etc! I don't like a lot of country but there are definitely some good sounds out there!

  2. i love that song, and i do "dance!"

  3. I love her voice and this song!:) And the picture you picked for this post was perfect :)

  4. That song is so beautiful. The words really speak to the heart. The video is so artfully done also, I don't know what I like best.

  5. yay! another 80's song lover. i love the 80's. i can't quite say why, but i just love it. listening to them makes me go "awh~" i'm sure you know what i mean. lol! anyway, i do dance. but havne't been dancing for years now. sigh. i miss it.

  6. I am NOT a fan of country, but I do love that song--so sweet!

  7. Haha, I'm also a child of the 80s. It's just so fun!

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  8. I love that song! The first fifty times I heard it I would cry because I can relate it so easily to my daughter. It is such a touching message.

  9. I love the 80's music too. :) and I love that song. It's so inspiring.