Been Here Before

1) The road I’ve walked’s been rough and steep
And somewhere I lost my song
I’ve been praying through the night
For the coming of the dawn
When evil fades, and healing comes
And your presence brings us hope
But in this darkness before the dawn
It’s reassuring to know

Ch. 1) That you know where I am
You’ve been here before
You know what I am facing
You’ve walked through these doors
You’ve scaled this mountain
Walked this valley
Waded these waters
Charted these seas
You know where I am
You’ve gone before me

2) I don’t know where your headed now
Blazing trails for me to take
Maybe testing waters on troubled seas
Making sure I’ll have the strength
To climb the mountains and carry my burdens
And press my way ahead
But when my burden gets too big
You will carry me instead

Ch. 2) ‘Cause you know where I’ll be
You’ve been there before
You know what I’ll be facing
You’ve walked through those doors
You’ve scaled the mountains
Walked the valleys
Waded the waters
Charted those seas
You know where I’ll be
You’re going before me

Ch. 1) And you know where I am
‘Cause you’ve been here before
You know what I am facing
You’ve walked through these doors
You’ve scaled this mountain
Walked this valley
Waded these waters
Charted these seas
You know where I am
You’ve gone before me

Lyrics & music by Merilee Barnard. Copyright © June 4, 2012 Merilee J. Barnard.