C In the grand way she loves me, Am Em The way she holds me close to rest with me. C G And to know she is my life to me, Am F My empty days are done, my running days are run. C Am7 G For the first time I love the morning. C G Burning sundowns, colored autumn trees, Am Em Mountain rivers, country livers put my mind at ease. C G And to realize such perfect harmonies Am F I'm standing in the dawn of a new day coming on. C Am G F C G And I'm looking for no tomorrow. C G I can still hear the lonely sound, Am Em The engines of the midnight freight train, northward bound. C G And to feel my life, my life slowly losing ground. Am F I never quite understood, though I see it for the good. C Am G C G And it seems like I've just been dreaming. Am Em C G The way she holds me close to comfort me Am F My empty days are done, my running days are run. C Am G And for the first time I love the morning, F C G For the first time I love the morning, F C For the first time, G F C G7 C The first time.