21 Years Video
21 Years Lyrics

Woke up cuz the light poured in
Day 2 let the flood begin
Day 1 left me in my bed
I can barely remember it
Heart shattered in a thousand ways
They tell me pain gonna come in waves
They tell me I’m gonna be ok
I’m still waiting for the first to break

Why would You give and then take him away
Suddenly end could You not let it fade
What I would give for a couple of days, a couple of days

Is it just across the Jordan
Or a city in the stars
Are you singing with the angels
Are you happy where you are
Well until this show is over
And you run into my arms
God has you in heaven
But I have you in my heart

I just can’t make sense of this
Everything is so dissonant
Somebody said he was meant for this
But I’m just straight missing him
I wanna wake up to your laugh at 2
Catch you when you steal my shoes
Say good morning, afternoon
Talk you through those “Alex blues”
Listen to your latest beats
Talk about what the lyrics mean
Venmo you another loan
See you do your 2nd show

You said you’d turn, you would turn it around
Thought that you had time to straighten it out
Told me that you were my prodigal son
But this isn’t home

Did he see You from a long way off
Running to him with a Father’s heart
Did You wrap him up inside Your arms
And let him know, that he’s home

21 years makes a man full-grown
21 years, what a beautiful loan
21 years, I love everyone
Thank you, Lord, for my beautiful son

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  • Thezeno says:

    This song has inspired me. To give up on everything I held close to. I cannot really imagine how it feels to lose a loved one. This song has really inspired me. Not only because of the lyrics but because of the exemplary life Toby has lived in remaining so focused in God,honouring and loving God inspite of his losses here on Earth. Reminds me that Toby is preparing himself for eternity and he’s assured of his place on heaven. That this world is not our home and we are suppose to look past that and trust in God’s marvellous plans and purpose for our lives both here on Earth and for Eternity. “May His will be done and not Ours”.

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