Canadian rocker Sass Jordan turns in this moving ballad about the illusion of time. Not really a song about time travel, but worth mentioning here all the same. In my opinion it is the best explanation of the role time plays in our relationships with others.
The lyrics of this song is almost too beautiful to ruin with my usual inane comments, so I'll save them until the end.
Time is passing like a river|
and all you wanna do is hold it
but somehow what you grasp
evades your touch.
I'll be waiting to remind you
I love you as my closest friend
So time is just a grand illusion
The present is a gift for me and you...
The song reminds us how precious time is in our relationships with the ones we love. We have to appreciate the each moment we spend with those we love because we don't know how much time we have on this earth.
I feel that the song also speaks to the idea that our love for someone, and the impact they have on our lives, is much larger than time itself.
The last verse that talks about time being a grand illusion is very apt. I feel we perceive time due to our ability to remember the past and to conceive the future. In reality we only ever exist in the present and should make the most of it.
A beautiful song that moves me every time I hear it. Thank you Sass Jordan.
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