Day 19: My favorite worship songs over the past year…….Heaven is the face…..

Today’s song selection is another Steven Curtis Chapman song.  It is also from his Beauty from Ashes CD that was created from Steven’s grief journey.    I love this…….just a grieving Dad and his guitar singing about his daughter, missing her and looking forward to heaven.

The honesty of the lyrics in this song touches my heart about the longing you feel to see your child.

Please click:  Heaven is the Face

And God, I know, it’s all of this and so much more
But God, You know, that this is what I’m longing for
God, you know, I just can’t see beyond the door

But in my mind’s eye I can see a place
Where Your glory fills every empty space

All the cancer is gone
Every mouth is fed
And there’s no one left in the orphans’ bed
Every lonely heart finds their one true love
And there’s no more goodbye
And no more not enough
And there’s no more enemy
No more

Heaven is a sweet, maple syrup kiss
And a thousand other little things I miss with her gone
Heaven is the place where she takes my hand
And leads me to You
And we both run into Your arms

Oh God, I know, it’s so much more than I can dream
It’s far beyond anything I can conceive
So God, You know, I’m trusting You until I see
Heaven in the face of my little girl

Here’s to Heaven, where we will take our loved one’s hand and they will lead us to Jesus!

Julie

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