Yesterday come, take my hand
and lead me through the years.
Back to the past and into the present
and let me look into the future.
Show all the bridges I have crossed,
the times that meant so much,
the paths I have taken
and how I came to where I am today.
Take my hand, my friend, yesterday,
tell me what I’ve learned,
tell me what I have forgotten –
show me how to live now.
The seasons of childhood,
all went along with love and happiness.
The seasons that followed,
were no less filled with joy.
Times when I thought that I might cry,
I found something to hold on to,
found a way to continue on.
Yesterday you have shown me,
how to live for today.
Come take my hand
and let us stand upon a hill,
looking back across the years.
To see where there was laughter
and where there were tears.
The friends who always cared,
the days that golden memories shine,
loving the days I have now,
now that you are mine
and together we are fine.
Let me reflect upon it all,
then lead me into the today’s I’m living,
so that I can remember all that I have learned
and realize it has made me what I am now,
then lead me into tomorrow –
into a future hopefully bright.
My friend yesterday, thank you for the memories,
and letting me look toward the future –
with a bright and happy smile.
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