A New Song: I Wish You Could Cry

A new song I wrote over the past couple of weeks.

Hope you like it. Lyrics below…

I Wish You Could Cry

What if I could promise you
A net that you could not fall through
That always holds?

Or what if all I offered you
Were arms that let you fall into
A tender fold?

I wish you could cry
I wish you could cry
I can read your face’s tell
I know it all too well

I see the signs
So many signs
I wish you’d let me hold you
And I wish you could cry.

You say your deepest fear
Is the deep river of your tears
Will somehow never end

But trusting in that flow
Is how we finally let it go
And how our hearts can mend.

I wish you could cry
I wish you could cry
I can read your face’s tell
I know it all too well

I see the signs
So many signs
I wish you’d let me hold you
And I wish you could cry.
Copyright, Eric Folkerth. ©2010.
All Rights Reserved.

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He is Senior Pastor of Kessler Park UMC United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Previously, he was pastor at Northaven UMC in Dallas for seventeen years. Eric loves to write on topics of spirituality, social justice, music/art and politics. The entries on this blog reflect that diversity of interests. His passion for social justice goes beyond mere words. He’s been arrested at the White House, defending immigrants and “The Dreamers,” and he’s officiated at same sex weddings in his churches, in defiance of what some believe is Methodist teaching. Eric is an avid blogger and published author, and 2017 recipient of the prestigeous Kuchling Humanitarian Award from Dallas’ Black Tie Dinner. (Human Rights Campaign) Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He’s a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named “best judge” by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County, and is currently the longest service district judge in that district. She was re-elected for a fourth term in 2018. They have the world’s best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. Find links to Eric’s music-related websites, at the top of this site’s navigation menu.

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