New song! Heaven's Not The Great Beyond

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New song! Heaven's Not The Great Beyond

Postby tcsmythe on Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:47 am

A song to challenge not only I. D. but the core value as well - We believe doing good deeds should be done for the sake of the deed, not because some big invisible guy is watching. Posted with permission - Enjoy!

http://www.smytheandtaylor.com/music/cw ... Beyond.mp3

“Heaven’s Not the Great Beyond”

Ran ‘cross Jesus Christ today, glancing through a windowpane
He was nursing a cup of coffee at Jack’s on Third and Main
The fogged up diner window was all there was to keep the cold away
I sat down at his table, I could tell he had some things to say

I said “I thought you rose to something better when they nailed you to that pine”
He said “Ah that’s just a little parlor trick to keep the flock in line
But I thought I’d better try again, this world’s way out of whack
And there’s a bunch of people speaking for me that are really off the track”

“’Cause heaven’s not the great beyond, you can be there every day
Could be talking to some stranger in some coffee shop café
And Hell is not some place below, it’s more a state of mind
It’s a sad or lost or wasted day or a friend you’ve left behind
It’s a sad or lost or wasted day or a friend you’ve left behind”

“You know those 1-800 righteous folks who declared themselves a saint, Well if somebody tells you how smart they are, it’s a sure sign that they ain’t
They’ll claim a hot line straight to glory land to the Lord and all His men
But when they go pounding on the pearly gates, well they ain’t getting in”

“But you know religion it’s a perfect game, like rollin’ out all sevens
People trade their Sunday money to buy their piece of heaven
Promise people eternity, who knows if you’ve lied
No one’s gonna sue you when they’re gone, if there is no other side”


’Cause heaven’s not the great beyond, you can be there every day
Could be talking to a stranger in some coffee shop café
And Hell is not some place below, it’s more a state of mind
It’s a sad or lost or wasted day or a friend you’ve left behind
It’s a sad or lost or wasted day or a friend you’ve left behind”

I left a five there on the table, paying for his brew
Well he’d for me all those years ago, it was the least that I could do
Son of God or just some homeless guy? Well, I guess I’ll never know. He just crunched on down that boulevard into the drifting snow

“Hey, Man, what’s the secret” I yelled as he faded from my view
He said,“treat a stranger like a friend, my friend, just do what you can do. And live your life full every day, and one more thing before I fly
If you want to get to heaven, don’t wait until you die”

Cause heaven’s not the great beyond, you can be there every day
Could be talking to a stranger in some coffee shop café
And Hell is not some place below, it’s more a state of mind
It’s a sad or lost or wasted day or a friend you’ve left behind
It’s a sad or lost or wasted day or a friend you’ve left behind
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Re: New song! Heaven's Not The Great Beyond

Postby Ham Nox on Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:04 pm

I don't know that it'd go too well with the orthodox pastafarian view, but I'm sure a couple good spagnostics would really appreciate a song like this to sing ^_^
Bayes Theorum:
............................P(X|A) * P(A)
P(A|X) = -----------------------------------
...............P(X|A) * P(A) + P(X|~A) * P(~A)

If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?
Margot Fonteyn

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Re: New song! Heaven's Not The Great Beyond

Postby flatlikeaflea on Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:00 am

Oi' ain't ant I?
Oi pro?
Oi flat like a flea or Oi see?

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