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  1. Loosen My Grip

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Lyrics

LOOSEN MY GRIP ~ words and music by beth wimmer 2017
chorus...
i’m gonna loosen my grip, tighten my lip, let things go let the good things grow...
 
verse...
i know i been complaining 
if i’m broke or if it’s raining. 
and over-explaining myself when i make mistakes. 
i hate to make mistakes, but i learned from my mama don’t be too concerned of another. 
if i’m living pure and honest everyone gonna be okay. and the best way to do this is 
 
chorus...
loosen my grip, tighten my lip. let the bad things go let the good things grow. 
put something down so i can pick something better up. loosen my grip, tighten my lip. 
 
verse...
i know i been controlling things i shouldn’t put my soul in. feeling bad when i can’t have things how they should go. 
then i do remember my grampa tall and tender said, honey keep your eye on the sweet donut, not on the hole. 
and i know i can do this if i 
 
chorus...
loosen my grip, tighten my lip. let the bad things go let the good stuff grow.
put something down so i can pick something better up. loosen my grip, tighten my lip. 
 
bridge...
i guess if i just lighten up, good life flow right into my cup..... (instrumental).... 
i know i got to carry on, even when all my plans go wrong. 
 
chorus...
i said i’ll loosen my grip, tighten my lip. let the bad things go let the good stuff flow. 
put something down so i can pick something better up. loosen my grip, tighten my lip.  
i’m gonna loosen my grip, tighten my lip. let the bad things go let the good things grow. 
put something down so i can pick something better up. loosen my grip, tighten my lip.