Untethered Dog

A Commonplace By Tom Swift

Song Lyrics

Freedom

Gratitude

You’re gonna miss this You’re gonna want this back You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast These are some good times So take a good look around You may not know it now But you’re gonna miss this -Ashley Gorley and Lee Thomas Miller, performed by Trace Adkins, “You’re Gonna Miss This,” […]

Self-Respect

I keep a close eye on this heart of mine I keep my eyes wide open all the time -Johnny Cash, “I Walk the Line,” At San Quentin (1969)

Honesty

What have I become My sweetest friend Everyone I know goes away in the end -Johnny Cash, “Hurt,” American IV: The Man Comes Around (2002)

Acceptance

Some people work things out And some people don’t know how to change -Boys II Men, “Water Runs Dry,” II (1994)

Security

And I know, I know everything’s gonna be alright. -Kacey Musgraves, “Golden Hour,” Golden Hour (2018)

Truth

I can see we’re thinkin’ bout the same things And I can see your expression when the phone rings We both know there’s something happening here Well, there’s no sense in dancing round the subject A wound gets worse when it’s treated with neglect Don’t turn around there’s nothing here to fear You can talk […]

Spirituality

Can you hear me, can you hear me running? Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you? Can you hear me, can you hear me running? Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you? -Mike + Mechanics, “Silent Running,” Mike + Mechanics (1985)

Wholeness

It’s in the way that you use it, It comes and it goes. It’s in the way that you use it, Boy don’t you know. And if you lie you will lose it, Feelings will show. So don’t you ever abuse it, Don’t let it go. -Eric Clapton, “It’s In the Way That You Use […]

Beauty

Everybody talks about some fateful day And I guess that this was mine I may be here to tell some kind of story But I think it’s gonna take a little time (That’s all right) See I’m rockin’ in a cradle Down the hall somewhere and I am — Lost inside a dream Maybe I […]