Download the Song Here for Free: All of These Things
If you have landed on this page you are part of the amazing group of people that have donated money to join this year’s Hands for Hearts event. We wanted to give you a little something special, before everyone else had the opportunity to hear.
At the beginning of 2017 I was commissioned to write a song for the Hands for Hearts Foundation. Hands for Hearts raises funds to support research for congenital heart defects (CHD). Last year, on their main fundraising night, the foundation raised over $100,000 and fully funded a grant for CHD research.
This song is the culmination of a parent’s love and hope for their children and their children’s future. What I love most about these lyrics is, though initially the words lend themselves to one person talking to their child, it morphs into an ambiguous “we.” I felt this was important because no parent is alone in this struggle. When a parent or parents discover their child is sick or hurting an enormous veil is lifted and the support system of friends and acquaintances can seem almost overwhelming at times. But it is this support system that helps to carry the weight and burden that can seem so isolating and lonely.
It’s people like you that have chosen to be a part of this journey and many journeys throughout peoples’ lives that help make this world a little bit smaller and a little less daunting. Thank you and please continue to love.