five candles (you were there) lyrics – jars of clay

a promise or a dare
i would jump if i knew you’d catch me
staring over the edge
i can’t tell if you’ll be here for me

i close my eyes and make a wish
turn out the lights and take a breath
pray that when the wick is burned
you would say that it’s all about love

[chorus:]

you were there when i needed you
you were there when the skies broke wide, wide open
you were there when i needed you
you were there when the skies broke wide, wide open

you were never here

i remember you said
love was more than your good intentions
empty boxes on the floor
things i never asked you for
i pray that when the wick is burned
you would say that it’s all about love

[chorus]

i can’t see the promise of
excuses you fall upon
i pray to god not holding on
to things you’ve left undone

[chorus x 2]

you were there when i
you were there when i
you were there when i needed you

/ jars of clay lyrics