The Story Behind the Song
"I used to sing in the University Choir at Arkansas Tech. One day during choir class, our director came in looking sad. He tried to start directing the first song, but after a minute or two, he stopped, almost in tears by this point, and said 'Guys, I'm sorry, but I can't do this. My mom just died.' I instantly felt the weight of our own mortality and thought about what happens when we die. For the rest of the class period, I went to one of the practice rooms and sat down at the piano with some paper, and the whole song came out of me within minutes. It felt instant like it was from God..."