Thursday, September 9, 2010

The Reason

Yesterday while taking a walk, my very favorite song started to play on my ipod and I almost started to cry. Why would I cry over A SONG? This is why:

I'm sure you can imagine the struggle I face each day. Being pregnant. Being still some-what newly married. Being a still some-what new mom. Somedays I just wish I could stay in bed, hidden far beneath my blankets. Somedays I wonder why I wake up at all. Somedays I wonder what I have done with my life and why I deserve what I've got - good or bad.

It's on those days that my favorite song beautifully reminds me. Love. Love is why I am doing what I am doing. Love. Love is why I am where I am. Love. Love is why I breathe in and breathe out.


I may have done this before, but I'm going to share the lyrics of this song, the main title of my blog; a song beautifully sung by David Phelps:

It’s the only thing worth life and death.
It’s the first moment and the final breath.
It’s a broken heart keeping a solemn vow
And a lost soul being found.
You pray for faith when it’s hard to believe.
You choose to stay when it’s easy to leave
And when hope is gone you’re the one who keeps holding on.

That’s what love is
When you give until there’s nothing left
And it makes you give the very best.
That’s what love is.
It can make you laugh and make you cry.
It can let you down and lift you up so high
When you find the only reason left to live.
That’s what love is.

It’s the dream you give up for someone else.
It’s being strong when you’re weak yourself.
Though it tears you up you trust again.
Hatred loses and forgiveness wins.
You turn your cheek when you want to fight.
Sell all you have and lay down your life
And when hope is gone you’re the one who keeps holding on.


It’s reaching out and holding on so someone else will know.
Love is in the not letting go.


Love. Love is why I'll never let go.

5 comments:

Aunt Tiff said...

Love your post...Love you...and glad I have love in my life!! You are AMAZING my friend!

Strommer Family said...

Clarissa, your comment on Sunday about you not calling me anymore because I "USED" to like you made me think...though I'm sure you were kidding...your last post here makes me think too about how much I absolutely actually LOVE you and I really hope that if you're having a bad day or week or month that you'll talk to me or heaven forbid ask me pregnancy questions,etc. You are doing a wonderful thing for someone else, and they (Sarah and Christian) appreciate you more than you know!! ;)

Lindsey said...

Oh roonnate, you should stitch that on a pillow....oh wait...you already have a pillow like that. hee hee. :)
Lub you!

Clarissa, mandelline. said...

amazing blog design :)

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