NOTE: Initial poem/lyrics based on Galatians 6:2 and the real life experience right now of our family living together and providing in home hospice care to my beloved grandpa Bill, and caregiving to my grandma Thelma, who both raised me when I was young. Huge thanks to the numerous friends and family who help, visit, pray, encourage and help us carry these burdens during this precious yet challenging time.

1.

You once took care of me

Now the tide has turned

You taught me to walk

Now I help you walk

Chorus

He teaches us to share

Share our burdens

Young and old, sick and well

He teaches us to share

Share our burdens

2.

This life isn’t empty

We find it’s quite full

Drug around by our hardships

Or giving friends a pull

Chorus

He teaches us to share

Share our burdens

Young and old, sick and well

He teaches us to share

Share our burdens

3.

Even in those times

Preparing our goodbyes

Seeking comfort through the pain

Seeking recognition in your eyes

Chorus

He teaches us to share

Share our burdens

Young and old, sick and well

He teaches us to share

Share our burdens

Bridge

So we turn to you

We have nowhere else to go

We have no strength

To win this on our own

If left alone

We have proven our repeated defeat

But you God

You have won

Chorus

And You teach us to share

Share our burdens

You give us the strength

Your spirit within

To share our burdens

4.

We are not alone

We stand as a family

Whatever may come

We are not alone

Chorus

He taught us to share

We share all our burdens

Beloved sisters and brothers

We get to share

Share all of our burdens

Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.
Galatians 6:2 NLT
https://bible.com/bible/116/gal.6.2.NLT