She's been asleep for some time now
In a world of glass and paper doubt.
The doc explains in the best way he knows how:
That the cancer found its way in through our mouths.

Wake from your sleep
Oh, precious one.
Wake up now.

I can hear her breathe.
She's coming back to me.
And when she speaks,
Can we live with what we've done?
Oh, She's moving and I am terrified
That we can't hear the whisper.

If I make it to morning
And somehow believe it was fear
That turned my dreams to doubt.
Her cancer I ate for my Father who waits.
'Cause she wants to sing again.

Wake from your sleep
Oh, precious one.
Wake up now.

I can hear her breathe.
She's coming back to me.
And when she speaks,
Can we live with what we've done?
Oh, She's moving and I am terrified
That we can't hear the whisper.

What kind of son would I be
If I let her sleep?
What kind of brother would I be
If I let her sleep?
She's gonna speak.

I can hear her breathe.
She's coming back to me.
And when she speaks,
Can we live with what we've done?
Oh, She's moving and I am terrified
That we can't hear the whisper.


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    My InterpretationWhat I got from this song is that it's about his mother or someone really close that has gotten cancer and is dying. What's happening is he is asking God to let him speak to her one last time. Then his prayer has been answered and she is saying her last words, but he is terrified that he can't hear her last words. This is one of my favorite Christian songs :)
    StellarOrion99on October 20, 2016   Link

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