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Gather Your Courage, Winter Solstice Song
December 21, 2015

Gather Your Courage


Verse 1
A                  D
Gather your courage
E                   A
Gather your dreams
                      E           A
Everything is not as it seems
           D          E       A
Breakdown is breakthrough
                                  E            A
The old gives way to birth the new

Chorus
A                   D
Deep in the dark night
     E               A
A new day is born

Gather your courage
         E            A
Hold on, hold on


Verse 2
A                  D
Gather your laughter
E                  A
Gather your tears

You need them both
             E                      A
As you go through the years
                       D
Compassion, joy
        E E7 A
Creativity, kindness

Courage, peace
E                      A
Open mindedness

Chorus



Bridge
D      A     E E7 A    
Courage, courage
A                   E   A
Open your heart to find your courage

Verse 3
A                  D
Gather your talents
E                  A
Gather your friends
                                      E                 A
Breathe deep - breathe out, breathe in
                     D             E         E7     A
Gather your darkness; gather your light

You need them both
          E                    A
Each day and each night

Chorus

Verse 4
A        D         E   E7     A
Everything is not as it seems
                      E                  A
Remember…trust in your dreams
                    D          E                  A
The dark of night becomes the dawn
                                        E            A
Trust in your vision, hold on, hold on

Chorus
A                   D
Deep in the dark night
     E               A
A new day is born

Gather your courage
         E            A
Hold on, hold on  (last 2 lines repeat 2Xs)

© Esther Frances, June 16, 2002
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