Fly

The vocal solo of the cover song from Chas Hathaway's album, Fly.

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Fly is the cover song from Chas Hathaway's new age world music album, Fly

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1 Page Sample: Fly

Fly is based on the ideas shared in two of my favorite poems on faith. The first is by Patrick Overton, and reads, 

When you walk to the edge of all the light you have

and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown,

you must believe that one of two things will happen:

There will be something solid for you to stand upon,

or, you will be taught how to fly

-  http://www.patrickoverton.com/

The second is by Minnie Louise Haskins, and reads,

And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.”

And he replied:

“Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the Hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way.”

So I went forth, and finding the Hand of God, trod gladly into the night. And He led me towards the hills and the breaking of day in the lone East.

I believe that. And according to the scriptures, “faith is things which are hoped for and not seen; wherefore, dispute not because ye see not, for ye receive no witness until after the trial of your faith.” -Ether 12:6

If you're responding to an urge that seems to come from a higher source, don't be afraid to act in faith. What good is success if it doesn't stretch and empower you? What good is a choice if it doesn't lift you toward something higher?

When it comes to faith, you don't need to already know how to fly. You'll learn that after you take the step into the darkness.

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Lyrics:

When you come

When you come to edge

of all the light that you have

And you can't see up ahead

And all that's before you,

Is darkness

 

When you take

When you take that next step

One of two things will happen

Either you'll find solid ground

 

Or you'll learn how to fly

You'll learn how to fly

 

Courage isn't the absence of fear,

But the presence of faith,

When you can't see up ahead

But you step anyway

 

I said to the man

At the gate of the year,

Give me a light

That I may see through my fear

But he said, instead,

Go out into the darkness

 

And when you step through

Step through and find God's hand,

That is better than light,

Than a path, than a plan

And with His hand

 

You'll learn how to fly,

You'll learn how to fly

 

Courage isn't the absence of fear,

But the presence of faith,

When you can't see up ahead

But you step anyway.

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