ANNIE HASLAM


Going Home Lyrics

Going home, going home
I'm just going home
Quiet like, some still day
I'm just going home

It's not far, just close by
Through an open door
Work all done, cares laid by
Going to fear no more

Momma's there expecting me
Papa's waiting, too
Lots of folk gathered there
All the friends I knew
All the friends I knew
I'm going home....

Nothing's lost, all's gain
No more fret nor pain
No more stumbling on the way
No more longing for the day
Going to roam no more....

Morning star lights the way
Restless dream all done
Shadows gone, break of day
Real life begun

There's no break, there's no end
Just a living on
Wide awake with a smile
Going on and on
I'm a Going home,

Going home, Going Home
I'm just going home
It's not far, just close by
Through an open door
I'm a going home
I'm just going home.....
Going home, going home
[Repeat]

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Meaning to "Going Home" song text (14 meanings)
JamesB 10/12/12,09:26
+5

My sistr and I chose this song to be sung at our father's funeral. My eyes still water whenever I hear it or even read the words.
katydid 08/13/12,22:13
+1

Sang this with our Senior group at church and want it sung at my funeral(whenever that will be). It's very comforting and the words mean so much.
beaucoup 07/16/12,08:44
+1

Sang this song as part of a college choral group 1965. Still makes me cry. Will be sung at my and my wife's funerals.
Natasha 06/06/12,04:47
+1

This song was sing at my grandmothers funeral which I sing and I find this sing inspiring to what she was really like and I know she loved this song very much.:)
Alice 02/20/12,13:12
+1

Before my great-grandma died, she asked that this song be sung at her funeral. It was the most perfect song possible to be sung at her funeral. Song made everyone cry. She had been a widow 4 26 years!
CAROLE 08/21/10,13:34
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This song was one of those chosen for my Mother in Laws funeral. The words are comforting. Thank You.
Frank B 10/08/12,23:02
+1

I had tis played at my father's funeral funeral. I still cry when I hear it. I hope that they play it at mine. It is so spiritual.
sally and janice bray 05/21/12,17:05
+1

we have this song at all of our family funerals never fails to move. janices husband died last week and we are having this song for him
Bill 05/29/12,01:03
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First heard in 1947, I was given the poem to read at my grandmother's funeral...then my grandfather, aunts, and my parents. at 87 years I hope it will be spme time before it is read at my funeral.
ArmyChaplain 12/15/10,11:00
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After the memorial service of a one of my soldiers, I came across this song. I listened to it many, many times just to feel comforted. I was!
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