Heaven on Earth

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This community is for all you Philpholk out there who need someplace to spout off about Heaven on Earth.

"Well I am looking,
I am searching,
I have found
Near the ground, my soul, myself,
Beneath this trail.
There’s no other place I’d rather be.
Can you see me out here walkin’
In the rain and hail?

Purpose of life it seems to me
Is not to take yourself too seriously.
I wouldn’t want to be an old man
Sittin in an office building
Someplace far away,
With worry on my face.

Well you can take my car, my stereo, my little money
Leave me with nothing but my trail family
Take my dress up clothes, my cheap cologne, my college loans
I don’t mind, I don’t mind

Well if that taxman comes looking
I’m at 10,000 feet cookin’
Up some oatmeal or some rice and beans.
I worship the Spirit who doesn’t just look down
He looks up and through and all around,
Find him in the rocks and trees.
Cause there's no reason to pray
When you wake up everyday to the sunrise
Over Cito Peak.
So find some ground, lace up your boots, start walking
And you will find reason,
Enough reason to believe.

Well you can drop your worries at the parking lot
Or way down in the city
Where the sun burns hot
Although civilization is a nice place to visit
I wouldn’t want to live there.

Just one final paragraph of advice
Don’t burn yourselves out
Be as I am.
It’s not enough to fight for the land
It’s even more important to enjoy it while you can,
While it’s still here.
So get out there and hunt and fish and mess around
Ramble out yonder, explore the woods, encounter the grizz
Climb the mountains, bag the peaks, run the rivers
Breathe deep of that yet sweet lucid air.
Sit quiet for a while,
Contemplate the precious stillness
That mystery and awesome space
Enjoy yourself, keep your brain in your head
And your head attached to your body
A body active and alive.

And I promise you this much.
I promise you this one sweet victory,
Over our enemies.
Over those deskbound people with their hearts in a box
And their eyes hypnotized by calculators.
I promise you this one sweet victory.

You’ll outlive the bastards!

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