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Dan Fogelberg—Part Of The Plan

Dan Fogelberg

For Tim S. of Rochester, NY.

 
By Helen Kruger, Music Planet Radio

Sometimes when life seems at it’s most random a strange thing happens. All of a sudden the seemingly disjointed and unmeaningful pieces of a life—some long forgotten—magically fall together in a most perfect way. The clarity is so immediate and so vivid that you know in your heart it’s no accident. And then you realize it’s not magic it’s just part of the plan—that divinely inspired plan.

 
Be who you must
That’s a part of the plan
Await your arrival
With simple survival and
One day, we’ll all understand
 

Part Of The Plan

Written by Dan Fogelberg
 

I have these moments
All steady and strong
I’m feeling so holy and humble

The next thing I know
I’m all worried and weak
And I feel myself
Starting to crumble

The meanings get lost
And the teachings get tossed
And you don’t know what
You’re gonna do next

You wait for the sun
But it never quite comes
Some kind of message
Comes through to you
Some kind of message
Comes through

And it says to you
Love when you can
Cry when you have to
Be who you must
That’s a part of the plan
Await your arrival
With simple survival and
One day, we’ll all understand
One day, we’ll all understand
One day, we’ll all understand

I had a woman
Who gave me her soul
But I wasn’t ready to take it
Her heart was so fragile
And heavy to hold
And I was afraid
I might break it

Your conscience awakes
And you see your mistakes
And you wish someone
Would buy your confessions

The days miss their mark
And the night gets so dark
And some kind of message
Comes through to you
Some kind of message
Shoots through

And it says to you
Love when you can
Cry when you have to
Be who you must
That’s a part of the plan
Await your arrival
With simple survival and
One day, we’ll all understand
One day, we’ll all understand
One day, we’ll all understand

There is no Eden
Or heavenly gates
That you’re gonna
Make it to one day

But all of the answers
You seek can be found
In the dreams that
You dream on the way