“You gotta to hold on”

Sometimes it’s hard
When you can’t see the end in sight
But you keep on telling yourself
“You gotta to hold on”

Sometimes …
You have all the answers
Still nothing seems to add up
You gotta keep telling yourself
“You’ve got to hold on”

When friends are gone,
And silence reigns
The rustle of the leaves
The whisper of the wind
Softly echoes the same refrain
“Child you gotta to hold on””

By the skin of your teeth,
By the seat of your pants
Through stormy gale,
And fiery furnace

I am with you… I promised to never leave
So yes! “You gotta to hold on”

‘Cos when all’s said and done
The curtain’s been drawn
When the night has passed
And the tears have dried
I promise you this my child
I promise you that you will look back
Down the passage of time
And the words, the encore
That will resonate in your heart:

Thank God, the One who said to my soul
Don’t give up; don’t give in;
“You gotta to hold on”

If you are holding on, don’t give up!

If you are hoping, don’t give up hope!

If you are believing, don’t give up believing!

For your weeping may endure for a night

But in the morning, joy will come,

Again I say, ‘You’ve got to hold on…’

Psalm 30:5
For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life;
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

© AdePero Mettabel, 09.09.11

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