But this year's...Wow.
Sunday mornings I always like to attend the worship service at the creekside venue where Merlefest founder Doc Watson shares his faith along with his music. This year I arrived early enough to listen to the Merlefest chaplain speak.
Most of all, I connect to this song because I have seen the adults return to this remarkable school that built them. They talk about it being a sanctuary. They walk the halls where they once marched in line. They touch the walls and run their hands along the bannister. They talk about the spirit they carried away from it and the comfort they draw from returning to it. The lyrics might be about a house rather than a school, but in truth, it speaks about what forms you into you.
Pilot Mountain Schoolhouse, the house that formed a generation.
Catch of the day,
I thought if I could touch this place or feel it
This brokenness inside me might start healing
Out here it's like I'm someone else
I thought that maybe I could find myself
If I could walk around, I swear I'll leave
Won't take nothing but a memory
From the house that built me
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