Way of the Pilgrim

by Lance Eads

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Recorded in 2010 for a song writing contest. I didn't win, but I still love this song. It's inspired by a book written by an anonymous Russian pilgrim from the 19th century.


As a pilgrim in this world
I admit I've made mistakes
And to burn the bridge to You, Lord
One mistake is all it takes

Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me
Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me

A lot of bad things I have done
A lot of good things I have not
I know forgiveness through God's Son
Is the only chance I've got


Your life was pure perfection
Your death was pure disgrace
But through that death and resurrection
I'm forgiven by Your grace



released May 1, 2010
Recorded with the help of one John Standley. Cover art by Mikhail Vasiliyevich Nesterov (1862-1942). Special thanks to my sister Ivy for buying me the book.




Lance Eads Portland, Oregon

I'm a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet, visual artist, and performance artist. Originally from Seattle, I now live in Portland, Oregon. I also write and record with my wife under the name Dandelion Root.

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