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A song by the late 70’s, early 80’s rock group Styx describes the place many people find themselves spiritually these days. Listen to the words and see if any of these words or phrases correlate with your spiritual experience:


Another year has passed me by, still I look at myself and cry What kind of man have I become?

All of the years I’ve spent in search of myself, and I’m still in the dark ‘cause I can’t seem to find the light alone


Sometimes I feel like a man in the wilderness. I’m a lonely soldier off to war.

Sent away to die—never quite knowing why. Sometimes it makes no sense at all.


Ten Thousand people look my way, but they can’t see the way that I feel. Nobody even cares to try.

I spend my life and sell my soul on the road, and I’m still in the dark ‘cause I can’t seem to find the light alone


Sometimes I feel like a man in the wilderness. I’m a lonely soldier lost at sea.

Drifting with the tide—never quite knowing why. Sometimes it makes no sense at all.


(I’m alive) Looking for love, I’m a man with emotion

(And my hearts on fire) I’m dying of thirst in the middle of the ocean.

I’m alive!

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