Heb Het Leven Lief by Elske DeWall

This week’s Song of the Week is from from Mad in the Netherlands: “Dutch song in which both pain and hope are expressed from the heart. Let go of the past, don’t worry about the future, just live in the moment.

You can rise from the ashes
Enjoy the hapiness of the moment
Let go of the past

Love your life
When the storm growls
And spring arrives
And don’t you hide
If the rain falls
And thunder bangs
Sing the highest song
Fly like a bird
Through the bluest sky
Love life,
Don’t be scared”


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