What does perfection mean to mortals?
1. Cmaj7 - B - Em Em B I don't see us being perfect B Em I'm told we're all supposed to try Em B I don't see us reaching perfect B Em In this life before we die Cmaj7 D Heard there might be one exception B7 Em He lived a long long time ago Em B I believe he reached Perfection Cmaj7 B Em I wasn't there so I don't know Cmaj7 - B - Em
2. Em B Just what does perfect mean to mortals? B Em When imperfection's all we feel? Em B Can we reach relative perfection B Em Not absolute but some Ideal? Cmaj7 D (Because) I don't see anyone who's perfect B7 Em (But) I know so many who are trying Em B Imperfect souls who long for Perfect Cmaj7 B Em Need time to get there after dying Cmaj7 - B - Em
3. Em B (Although) I never thought of you as perfect B Em (No & not) For all the goodness that I see Em B (But y'know) The only perfect part of my life B Em Is (th't) you're the (only) perfect one for me Cmaj7 D Continue seeking for perfection B7 Em Because perfection's what it takes Em B To know Creation as Perfection Cmaj7 B Em Just know that God makes no mistakes Cmaj7 - B - Em
2016 Sep 23: Performed in Mindful Webworkshop Episode #7