Chapter Five

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Track Name: Queen
Queen
By Bobbi Ruffin

Good morning, Sunshine
This is good mourning, Sunshine
Go on
Yell, kick, scream
Get it out
Whatever you got to do
Know that it’s up to you
You’ve got a right to feel
You’ve got a right to heal
So don’t let them feelings take over
Know that
There is joy in starting over
Know that

Won’t know your expectations til you expect them
Won’t know your exceptions until you accept them
Don’t know your mistakes until you correct them
Don’t know who will leave until you let ‘em

Well I can bet
You ain’t seen your best days yet, no
Work on yourself, love
This is self-love
And remember that you are the prize, my Queen


Hook:
Queen
Oh, Queen
You might feel like
Life is ending
But it’s the beginning
Trust me
You’re winning


Bridge:
Let the words of my mouth
Let the words of my mouth
And the meditation of my heart
Be acceptable
To Him
King.
Track Name: Reign
Reign
By Bobbi Ruffin


Verse 1:
I know you love me
That’s no question
I can see it in the way
You’ve been blessing me
Now you’re taking me to this place
I don’t recognize
Oh, Lord just tell me what you’re wanting me to do

Hook:
Cause now I need you to reign down on me
Oh Lord, I need you to reign down on me

Verse 2:
I want you to trust me
But I’m only human
And if I knew what you had in store for me
I would just try my luck
And I would mess it up
Time after time I’ve failed you
And you’ve forgiven me
And you keep giving me these songs
But tell me what you’re wanting me to say

Hook:
Cause now I need you to reign down on me
Oh Lord, I need you to reign down on me

Bridge:
You know every situation
God, I’m asking for more patience
You know every step I take
Guide my footsteps everyday

Reign down on me with your power
God I need you every hour
Reign down on me with your power
God I need you

Vamp:
Reign down on me (4x)
Track Name: Claustrophobic
Claustrophobic
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
The walls are closing in
I can feel it now
Wish that I could run
But somehow forgot how
My head is feeling light
Heart is getting weak
Hyperventilation, what’s happening to me
Happening to me
Could this be love
This must be love
I’m terrified of

Hook:
And how inconveniently
That my therapy
Is coincidentally
The cause of my anxiety
Wanting to be near
The one that I most fear
And it’s you
What you do, what you did
Makes me claustrophobic
(La, la, laaaa, laaa)

Verse 2:
Now, my hands are shaking
And I try to hide it
Cause you think I’m brave so
I’ll just have to fight it

I get so excited
When you’re next to me
But yet afraid to trust you
It is my insecurity
That just when I give
This piece of me
I’ll be bound forever
Locked up inside your captivity

Hook:
And how inconveniently
That my therapy
Is coincidentally
The cause of my anxiety
Needing to be near
The one that I most fear
And it’s you
What you do, what you did
Makes me claustrophobic
(La, la, laaaa, laaa)


Bridge:
I can feel you
Even when you’re not there
Cause your love it haunts me
Such a sweet despair
Call me crazy
I already know it
Oh, your love it makes me
Makes me claustrophobic
Track Name: Good Fruit
Good Fruit
Galatians 5:22-23
Sang by Bobbi Ruffin


Love.
Joy.
Peace.
And patience.
Kindness.
And goodness.
Faithfulness.
And gentle, gentleness.
And self. Self-control.
Track Name: Temporary Forever
Temporary Forever
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
Maybe you were right.
I’m no victim. I need to stop acting like it.
Maybe I don’t know how to love.
I tried to pour out all of me from an empty glass.
How could this ever last?
So, excuse me for trying to pick this fruit off this tree.
Though it’s kind of sweet, it could’ve been sweeter.
Now I sit here with all these broken pieces of my
Temporary forever.

Hook:
Temporary forever.
No one plans on you.
Temporary forever.
Cause no one plans to lose.

Verse 2:
Maybe you were right.
I remember every time you broke my heart and
Every promise you every made, yeah.
I counted it all against you, but I held it in
Til it festered. Now I’m messed up and stressed up, yeah.
So, excuse me for trying to live from this fruit off this tree.
Oh it won’t quite right.
Cause it wasn’t ripe, no.
Hoping things would change, but
The more they changed, they stayed the same.
I guess that’s the game in a-

Hook:
Temporary forever.
No one plans on you.
Temporary forever.
Cause no one plans to lose.


Bridge:
No need to be sad. I’m taking the good from the bad.
Remember.
The love we had, the dreams we shared, the things we planned.
Oh, we might make plans, but our path makes a detour.
Nobody said it would be easy.
You can believe me.
That it’s gonna work out. It’s gotta work out.
Cause I won’t sit still, sitting here, with my temporary forever.

Hook:
Temporary forever.
No one plans on you.
Temporary forever.
Cause no one plans to lose.
Track Name: Hard Feelings
Hard Feelings
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
These feelings I’m feeling can’t lie
Late at night, crying eyes
Baby by my side thinking how’d I get here
What do I do, do, do
And where are you

Truth is I know I went ahead
Instead of waiting for you, I ran
That was my bad
Why was I like that
There’s consequences
But I’m wishing I could go back
To a time when I didn’t know better
You didn’t really matter
And I just did whatever, like

Twenty-two shots on my 22nd birthday
Tried one again and it hurt me in the worst way
Not physical, but it’s spiritual
So much deeper
Now I’m laying in this bed
All these thoughts in my head
Here’s my heart
Can we start to get through this

Hook:
What do I do when I can’t feel you
What do I say when I can’t hear you
How do I heal when all I’ve got is these hard feelings
(2x)


Verse 2:
These feelings I’m feeling can’t lie
Like everybody else has got it together
And I’m floating the wind, wondering when
Waiting for something to happen to me
While trying to make it happen for me
I’m so anxious
Oh, worry don’t go away
Don’t feel like nothing’s working
You said it would be worth it
So help me hold on
Tell me one more time
About this plan you have for my life
And how this heartbreak is gonna make me


Hook:
What do I do when I can’t feel you
What do I say when I can’t hear you
How do I heal when all I’ve got is these hard feelings
(2x)
Track Name: HFD
HFD
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
I’m attached to two names that I’m unattached to
One from a brother that turned lover
And one from a man
Who left when I was younger
Poor me, poor silly me
To think that it would never bother
How I see me
Or who I claim to be

What do I do
With all these feelings, insecurities, abandoned
Well, anyway

Hook:
Happy Father’s Day
Happy Father’s Day
Hey hey hey hey hey
Happy Father’s Day

Verse 2:
Now I can’t stop thinking ‘bout
How we didn’t work it out
How I’m gonna figure out
How to make you love them
Girls and boys are calling out
They just wanna see you
They just wanna know you
Is that too much to ask

What do they do
With all these feelings, insecurities, abandoned
Hey, but anyway

Hook:
Happy Father’s Day
Happy Father’s Day
Hey hey hey hey hey
Happy Father’s Day

Bridge:
Now I know everybody plays a part
I’m just telling you what’s in my heart
Cause I’ve been dealing with it from the start
And it becomes a part of who we are
And I don’t want to be misunderstood
He’s working on me, so I know I’m good
But since nobody wants to talk about it
Imma use this song to sing about it

Hey, what do we do
With all these feelings, insecurities, abandoned
Hey, we say anyway

Happy Father’s Day
Happy Father’s Day
Hey hey hey hey hey
Happy Father’s Day
Track Name: Seasons
Seasons
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
Seasons.
Seasons of emotions
I never knew it from the start
That these seasons
Seasonal rollercoasters
Had such an impact on my heart

First there’s cold and lonliness-ing
Time alone is such a blessing
Then the sun begins to shine
Your love it gives me peace of mind
When it rains, I feel the pain
Maybe crying may not work
But I know that I am able
To laugh away the hurt

Hook:
In these seasons
Seasons of emotions
Seasons
Seasons of love (2x)

Verse 2:
For some reason
I am so lost without you
Even though you hurt my pride
And though that reason
Fails to show itself to me
I just try to please you as it hides

I read in his Holy word
There’s a time for everything
A time to live, a time to die
A time to laugh, a time to cry
A time for peace, a time for war
A time for giving so much more
Though you may not know His will
You just stand there an be still

Hook:
In these seasons
Seasons of emotions
Seasons
Seasons of love (2x)


- Interlude-

No matter how I try
They get me everytime
These seasons, seasons

They’re so predictable
But you still can’t control these seasons
Seasons


Sometimes they weigh me down
But I can’t live without these seasons
Seasons of love
Track Name: Change
Change
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
He said
You’ve changed
You’re not
The same
Girl I knew a year before
What happened to
This thing
Was it me
Or was it you
I don’t
Know when
Or what
Made you want to be brand new
Come back
Cause I
Need that
Old feeling

Hook:
(and I said)
Hey, metamorphosis
Hey, metamorphosize
Hey, change
Hey, I’m not going back

When I was a child
I thought as a child
When I became older
I put away childish things
Hey, Hey
Just love, no lust
I trust, I trust
Me
Hey, hey

Verse 2:
I’ve changed
I’m not
The same
Girl you knew a year before
I’ve grown
I know
I can’t
Do the things I did before
Don’t take
It wrong
It has
Nothing, nothing to do with you
Come with
Me and
We can
Go together

Hook 2x

Forgetting those things
Which are behind
In my mind
Hey, hey
I’m pressing forth
To a new
Me and you
Hey, hey
Track Name: Only Remember
Only Remember
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
Your love ain’t like my love
Your ways ain’t like my way
(It’s true) What you said
If I could only remember

If you lead me I will go
(Afraid) sometimes that’s me
(There’s beauty) in this path
If I could only remember


Hook:
Sometimes people they disappoint
They leave you down
You feel you’re out
But you, you never leave
If I could only remember


Verse 2:
We can’t change what’s happened
(No shame) for those in you
(There’s beauty) in this path
If I could only remember

We can’t change what’s happened
(No Shame) for those in you
You give beauty for ashes
If I could only remember

Hook:
Sometimes people they disappoint
They leave you down
You feel you’re out
But you, you never leave
If I could only remember


Vamp:
If I could only remember (4x)

He won’t leave you (no)
He wants to be next to you (next to you)
And He loves you (He loves you)
But you got to remember, you got to

If I could only remember (4x)
Track Name: J.A.M.
J.A.M.
By Bobbi Ruffin

Verse 1:
Don’t give me a sprinkle of Jesus
I want you to rain [reign] on me
I know that I’m not perfect no, no
Thank God, I don’t have to be
I went through some seasons
And you made it better
I was lost in the game and feeling the same
And everything changed when I called your name
Now your love is my drug
And I know I could never get enough
In fact, if I don’t hear you first thing
My whole day is crazy
Cause you’re the only one to save me
So search me, and fill me, and wash me
Make me white as snow I know
Nobody’s gonna love me better
And nobody even matters


Hook:
No one but you and me
No one but you and me
Yeah, yeah
Together forever, that’s what you promised me
And I know that you will never leave, no
That’s all I need
Jesus and Me
Jesus and Me
Yeah


Verse 2:
Don’t just want to write another song
I can do that all on my own
Oh, I need you to talk to me
Show me who I was made to be
If I need to turn off the world
Quiet my mind
Tune into heart and listen
Cause when you speak, Lord
I don’t wanna miss it
Going and going in circles
It’s bout time I gave up
Every part of my life to you
Especially my past
Cause you make all things new
I don’t have to think about what I did
I don’t have to care about what they say
Cause you know what’s down deep in my heart
And nobody matters anyway


Hook:
No one but you and me
No one but you and me
Yeah, yeah
Together forever, that’s what you promised me
And I know that you will never leave, no
That’s all I need
Jesus and Me
Jesus and Me
Yeah


Bridge:
Your love is my drug
Nobody, no no nobody
Nobody, no no nobody
Nobody can make it better


Rap:
I’m not a rapper. I’m just doing me
And when it’s J.A.M. time, I think bout what you do for me
Constantly fighting for me when I can’t see
And even though I just turned thirty, got me feeling 17
I was lost in love for way too long
Then I realized that I did it wrong
Love ain’t weak, love makes you strong
So now I gotta thank you for my brand new song
Things came along and shook my happily ever after
Thank you for the reminder that they only get a chapter

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