He Lives in You

The sequel of a movie is rarely as good as the original. I’m not talking about trilogies, as they are generally designed to be more than one movie (except for the Matrix; they really could have stopped with the first one … but I’m digressing).

In any case, I never watch the sequel of Disney movies. I stopped after Pocahontas. (Actually, I stopped watching Disney movies altogether after Pocahontas. Can you get any further from a true story? Ack! … Digressing once again.)

So I never saw The Lion King 2. I never heard the song at the beginning of the movie until I found it quite by accident on youtube. Someone had merged it with clips from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. It fit perfectly. In fact, it fit even better with that movie than it could possibly fit to anything else. How could you say

“He lives in you,

He lives in me,

He watches over

Everything we see”

about anyone but Him? Aslan, as a parallel to Jesus and a lion (but not a tame lion) fills the part perfectly.

So that’s why, instead of the usual style of music I post each week, I’m posting a Disney song. The first video below is “He Lives in You” with clips from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The second one is the same song with clips from Prince Caspian. Neither of them are of the best resolution. Feel free to comment if you find a better version on youtube (or want to make one).

Night and the spirit of life calling
And the voice with the fear of a child answers

Wait! There’s no mountain too great
Hear these words and have faith
Have faith

He lives in you, he lives in me 
He watches over everything we see
Into the waters, into the truth
In your reflection, he lives in you


About Bonita Jewel

Bonita Jewel is an author and blogger who writes on a variety of themes, including: Literature & poetry https://danielandbonita.wordpress.com Writing https://awordfitlywritten.wordpress.com Parenting https://positiveparentingblog.wordpress.com Purpose https://apurposedlife.wordpress.com After living in India from the age of 16 to 28, she returned to California with her husband and three children. She is pursuing a Degree at Fresno State University. Bonita teaches community education at Clovis Adult. Her courses include Blogging Basics, Power Editing, Creative Writing, and Working from Home. She also freelances as an editor, ghostwriter, and writing coach. Her greatest passions are her family, her faith, writing, and reading. Bonita Jewel has been reading since she was 2 ½. Thirty years later, she still loves the magic and mystery of the written word. She is slowly breathing life into roughly 50 novels and nearly as many nonfiction works, depending on which plot or character seizes her interest at any given time. Please connect with Bonita at: https://www.facebook.com/BonitaJewelAuthor
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2 Responses to He Lives in You

  1. silverwaters says:

    This is such a wonderful song, we’ve had it on our playlist for some time. I don’t blame you for not watching Lion King 2, it’s probably the worst Disney movie ever made. This song is so deep though, at least they got something right.


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