From Underneath I wanted you
To see the first thing I ever poured my heart into
You’ll never know the pain that I’ve been through
I’m not so sure you’ll ever know
And so I’ll make you understand the words that built my life
Were not from you, but from my father’s hand

Do you remember that cold day in December
Leaving everything you knew behind
I may never know how it feels to stand beside you
Or take your hand when I need some direction
And I may never know what it’s like to see you smile back at me
Or know you’d be proud of me

From underneath I promise to erase the past
And let my heart forgive the former you
Replace the dark of old and start brand new
I never thought I’d see the day
I walk toward the end of life and turn the other way
I’m reaching out o take my Father’s hand

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    General CommentI think this song has dual meanings, basically the meanings are split into the verse one of which could be about losing someone either dying or you just leave them behind and the other meaning could be ..............i have figured that one out.....if anyone every posts another one up here (likely not cause no one knows this band) gimme some opinions
    The_Grey_Walruson October 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI also think there's a dual meaning, but I get confused sometimes when I listen to it. In the 2nd verse it sounds like he's talking about God the father but in the 3rd verse it sounds like he's talking about his biological father.
    cherub67401on November 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI don't think any of it's particularly *about* God the Father, but written with God in mind, about the loss of the singer's earthly father.
    His_Kiddoon February 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it means that his own father walked out on him when he was little and he never had a father growing up, and watching his friends around him hang out with thier dad's and have that father-son connection hurts him. He asks him basically if he remembers walking out on his family and tells him that he will never know what it was like to see him grow up into a man. He had no where to turn so he accepted god as his savior and now has someone to turn to instead of his actual dad.Someone to help him through everyday challenges and a hand to guide him through life.
    aTASTE4INSANITYon January 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think the first stanza's to a parent, as is the chorus, the second stanza could be split into two parts, part a. being God talking, and part b. talking to God the Father
    girlwithacrosson April 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is really special to me, because it reminds me of my dad. the only difference is they say december instead of november. my dad committed suicide in november of 05. people may cause pain in your life but like the song says you have to find a way to forgive them. besides i've still got the greatest father in the world, God. God bless!!!!
    jessicrocodileon April 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think it's a mix of what people have said so far.
    he's saying that yeah, he didn't have a father, and doesn't know what it feels like.
    but he does have another father, God...
    rajincajunfireon May 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is talking about how his father took off when he was little, and he left his family.
    And he never knew his father.
    And as he grew up, he turned into who he is because his father did this to him.
    And he never knows what it's like to stand next to him and everything.
    Eventually, his father has changed, and came back.
    And he forgives the guy he used to be and lets his father back in because he's changed.
    Before then, he was so close to the end of life because what had happened, but when his father came back, he looked the other way.
    WearyHeartxxon January 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWearyHeartxx and aTASTE4INSANITY are both right on the meany of this song:)
    biroismyheroon May 28, 2007   Link
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    General Comment&& the first verse/chorus is talking about his dad leaving, and the last verse is just talking about fogiving his dad, and God healing him, and just start over and forget the past.
    biroismyheroon May 28, 2007   Link

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