"Hands To Heaven" as written by and David/lillington Glasper....
As I watch you move, across the moonlit room
There's so much tenderness in your loving
Tomorrow I must leave, the dawn knows no reprieve
God give me strength when I am leaving...

So raise your hands to heaven and pray
That we'll be back together someday

Tonight, I need your sweet caress
Hold me in the darkness
Tonight, you calm my restlessness
You relieve my sadness

As we move to embrace, tears run down your face
I whisper words of love, so softly
I can't believe this pain, it's driving me insane
Without your touch, life will be lonely

So raise your hands to heaven and pray
That we'll be back together someday

Tonight, I need your sweet caress
Hold me in the darkness
Tonight, you calm my restlessness
You relieve my sadness

Morning has come, another day
I must pack my bags and say goodbye.


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"Hands to Heaven" as written by I. Spice D. Glasper

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    General Commentthis song makes me think of my boyfriend. He's leaving for the airforce sept 3rd and this song says it all.
    usafgirl18on August 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWell this song can mean so many things. But for me it has always taken a different turn. This use to be mine and my Love Justins song. But Justin commited suciede Jan-22-00. And i remember always listening to this song before he died and thinking about where we would be in our future together, the life we could share and the love we had for one another. And as time passed on and he passed away the song took another turn. I seen it from a totally different aspect. One of a guy who might have died or left someone who they loved. And it being a song they sing for the one they loved and lost. As in a prayer to be with that person. Longing for their love and their touch just one more time. It is about loving and letting go. The song helped me get through Justins death. It was as if somehow and someway he was giving that song to me so i could get through it all!!!
    DRAMAGAL03on May 02, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about a soldier who's temporarily on leave, who finds the girl he loves but then suddenly he gets called off to war with no certainty of ever coming back or coming back alive. i imagine that this is the story of their last last together, where both of them don't want him to go where his being sent to, but it's inevitable so he's saying goodbye with so much pain.
    gaeastigmaon May 28, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis was mine and my bf's song. we started dating in october i fell in love fast although i tried not to. he soon told hed be goign away to college at the end of the summer.....im a hopeless romantic...he sent me this song and it is a synopsis of our last night together... i donno when i will stop loving him he was my first real love and i will always feel him.
    ErinEMon May 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit reminds me of a night i spent with the guy i am falling slowly in love with. it describes it so well. beaautiful songs for all lovers out there
    hideme28on June 21, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI've always loved this song. I could cry every time I hear it. Ironic that years later, it now describes the situation I am in with my love. My world revolves around waiting to see him again, he lives so far away. What we have is worth the wait though, I 'm happy just knowing that I wasn't wrong my whole life, dreaming that I would find my perfect match.
    WinterOnyxon April 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI def. think its about what the whole "whats to come" or "what I hoped would come" theory. It seems like hes thinking about someone he really loved, and hes dreaming about all the things that would have happened if they stayed together. And how he wishes she was there now because:

    Tonight, you calm my restlessness
    You relieve my sadness

    Of course it also could mean hes leaving for whatever the reason and hes just reminiscing about how much he loved her and how she always gave him that "complete" feeling of being in love.
    askingtoomuchon May 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis was probably the most sensual love song I've ever heard...
    limetreeon July 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentnone of us are going to know the exact scenario, ie; soldier, college student, suicide person. It's about that last night before not seeing someone for an indefinate amount of time. The love is pure and heartfelt.
    pixiebdgon March 06, 2011   Link
  • -2
    General CommentI love the romantic angles of this song but... Can you say "Christian Brainwashing"?
    ChlorinatedBubblegumon March 27, 2010   Link

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