A Little Happy (or a Lotta in this case): David Wilcox and “Show the Way”

David is on tour right now. RUN out and see him if you have a chance. He’s magnificent on a CD and even better live.

Follow this link to see his tour dates nationwide: LINK

Show the Way

By David Wilcox

from Live Songs and Stories

You say you see no hope, you say you see no reason

We should dream that the world would ever change

You’re saying love is foolish to believe

‘Cause there’ll always be some crazy with an Army or a Knife

To wake you from your day dream, put the fear back in your life…

Look, if someone wrote a play just to glorify

What’s stronger than hate, would they not arrange the stage

To look as if the hero came too late he’s almost in defeat

It’s looking like the Evil side will win, so on the Edge

Of every seat, from the moment that the whole thing begins

It is…


Love who makes the mortar

And it’s love who stacked these stones

And it’s love who made the stage here

Although it looks like we’re alone

In this scene set in shadows

Like the night is here to stay

There is evil cast around us

But it’s love that wrote the play…

For in this darkness love can show the way

So now the stage is set. Feel you own heart beating

In your chest. This life’s not over yet.

so we get up on our feet and do our best. We play against the

Fear. We play against the reasons not to try

We’re playing for the tears burning in the happy angel’s eyes

For it’s…

To see the video on YouTube where it was published (kindly) by another fan, click here: LINK

for hannah, with love – auntie cathi

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About Cathleen Falsani

Cathleen Falsani is an award-winning religion journalist and author of the critically acclaimed The God Factor: Inside the Spiritual Lives of Public People, Sin Boldly: A Field Guide for Grace, The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers, BELIEBER: Fame, Faith and the Heart of Justin Bieber, and the newly released Disquiet Time: A Devotional for Ordinary Skeptics (edited with co-author Jennifer Grant and published by Jericho Books, Oct. 2014.)