Do you have the one song that gets stuck in your head; the song that is the first song on your playlist when you are working out, relaxing or heading out on a road trip?  It’s that song that inspires you, motivates you and prompts you to sing at the top of your lungs whether others are watching or not!  For me, that song is Tim McGraw’s Humble and Kind.  It gives a simple message but a message that all of us need to live by!

Living in rural Ontario, this song personifies the way we live and the way we are brought up.  Respect is imperative, kindness is a must and helping others is something we are brought up doing.  It is part of who we are.

For those of my readers who are not familiar with the song or the message behind it, I wanted to share the lyrics with you.  Take a minute and read them through and just think about how easy it is to do and what a difference it could make in your life and in others if we just follow the simple message of the song.  Read and think about the lyrics:

 

Humble And Kind

Tim McGraw

You know there’s a lot that goes by the front door
Don’t forget the keys under the mat
Childhood stars shine, always stay humble and kind
Go to church ’cause your momma says to
Visit grandpa every chance that you can
It won’t be a waste of time
Always stay humble and kind

Hold the door say please say thank you
Don’t steal, don’t cheat, and don’t lie
I know you got mountains to climb but
Always stay humble and kind
When the dreams you’re dreamin’ come to you
When the work you put in is realized
Let yourself feel the pride but
Always stay humble and kind

Don’t expect a free ride from no one
Don’t hold a grudge or a chip and here’s why
Bitterness keeps you from flying
Always stay humble and kind
Know the difference between sleeping with someone
And sleeping with someone you love
I love you ain’t no pick up line so
Always stay humble and kind

Hold the door say please say thank you
Don’t steal, don’t cheat, and don’t lie
I know you got mountains to climb but
Always stay humble and kind
When those dreams you’re dreamin’ come to you
When the work you put in is realized
Let yourself feel the pride but
Always stay humble and kind

When it’s hot, eat a root beer, a popsicle
Shut off the AC and roll the windows down
Let that summer sun shine
Always stay humble and kind
Don’t take for granted the love this life gives you
When you get where you’re goin’
Don’t forget turn back around
Help the next one in line
Always stay humble and kind

Songwriters: Lori Mckenna

Humble And Kind lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

Simple words, a simple message but such an impacting way to live our life! 

Now that you have read the lyrics and understand what the song is all about, take a minute and watch the video.  I hope it will resonate with you like it does with me.

Too often we get caught up in the craziness of life and we need to take a minute to appreciate where we come from and remember the important things in life; being thankful, respectful and appreciative of all that we have.

A simple message!  An important message!  A goal for the “future me!”

Always stay Humble and Kind!

 

 

 

Alexa, Miss Teenage Eastern Ontario 2018

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One Response to Always be HUMBLE and KIND!

  1. avatar Josee Russell says:

    Love that song, it is so true!

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