Saturday’s Song… Movin’ On

I was reminded of this song a few weeks ago while having dinner with an old friend.  She’s at a crossroads in her life, considering a major move, and she quoted some of the lyrics to explain her feelings about the situation.

I always thought of I’m Movin’ On by Rascal Flatts as a sad song.  The pace of it is slow and it’s full of reflection on a regretful past.  Yet, it’s also about looking forward.  Hope isn’t lost when you’re able to move on…

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“I’m Moving On” (written by Phillip White and
D. Vincent Williams)

I’ve dealt with my ghosts and I’ve faced all my demons
Finally content with a past I regret
I’ve found you find strength in your moments of weakness
For once I’m at peace with myself
I’ve been burdened with blame, trapped in the past for too long
I’m movin’ on

I’ve lived in this place and I know all the faces
Each one is different but they’re always the same
They mean me no harm but it’s time that I face it
They’ll never allow me to change
But I never dreamed home would end up where I don’t belong
I’m movin’ on

I’m movin’ on
At last I can see life has been patiently waiting for me
And I know there’s no guarantees, but I’m not alone
There comes a time in everyone’s life
When all you can see are the years passing by
And I have made up my mind that those days are gone

I sold what I could and packed what I couldn’t
Stopped to fill up on my way out of town
I’ve loved like I should but lived like I shouldn’t
I had to lose everything to find out
Maybe forgiveness will find me somewhere down this road
I’m movin’ on

I’m movin’ on
I’m movin’ on

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