THESE THREE THINGS 445


I don't have the standard three things tonight. What I do have is an acute understanding of the privilege of food, shelter, and safety. Thinking of all our friends north of us who are struggling to find their way right now. I always thought of this Woody Guthrie song as a love note to California. Golden State, this goes out to you.


I’d like to rest my heavy head tonight
On a bed of California stars
I’d like to lay my weary bones tonight
On a bed of California stars
I’d love to feel your hand touching mine
And tell me why I must keep working on
Yes, I’d give my life to lay my head tonight
On a bed of California stars

I’d like to dream my troubles all away
On a bed of California stars
Jump up from my starbed and make another day
Underneath my California stars
They hang like grapes on vines that shine
And warm the lovers glass like friendly wine
So, I’d give this world just to dream a dream with you
On our bed of California stars

What did you learn today? Join me by using the #thesethreethings and commenting below with your own These Three Things. I want to hear what you are learning, laughing about, and living through.

Leave a comment


Please note, comments must be approved before they are published