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Music for Recovery

Ready to Change

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Cataumet, December 2015
12/31/2015
Cataumet, December 2015

Story

This song was written in a workshop with people in early recovery at Cataumet in Cape Cod, MA. The format of the workshop allows people to gain hands-on experience with recovery skills like letting a process unfold and slowing down. It was rerecorded by Kathy Moser and Alice Leon and additional members of the Promises Collective.

Contact Kathy Moser: 908-591-4541 or kathy@musicforrecovery.com for more information.

Lyrics

Ready to Change
Written at Cataumet, Gosnold on Cape Cod December 2015

Wild hope, desperate fear,
never stopping to ask why I'm still here
I seek the truth but the truth lied to me
Take these scales from my eyes
so now I can see

Are you ready to change
I don’t know how
Are you ready to change
Let’s do it now

Asking for help can be hard
Dealing with addiction’s deck of cards
Lord knows I've had enough
Please remove these liquid handcuffs
I’m so tired of hurting the ones that I love.
Surrender myself and rise above

Chorus

Take off my mask, see what's behind
Though I still fear what I might find
I’m scared to change afraid of what I’ll see.
I need to take the chance to set myself free.

Chorus

Start the climb to the top, ain't admitting defeat
don't forget to breathe get back up on my feet,
feel myself changing hour by hour
Asking for help God grant me the power

Are you ready to change
I don’t know how
Are you ready to change
Let’s do it now X2

I’m ready to change.
Now I know how.
gonna break these chains
the time is now.