I'm down on my knees again tonight
I'm hoping this prayer will turn out right
See there's a boy that needs your help
I've done all that I can do myself

His mother is tired
I'm sure You can understand
Each night as he sleeps
She goes in and holds his hand
And she tries not to cry
As the tears fill her eyes

Can You hear me?
Am I getting through tonight?
Can You see him?
Can You make him feel alright?
If You can hear me
Let me take his place somehow
You see he's not just anyone
He's My Son.

Sometimes late at night
I watch him sleep
I dream of the boy he'd like to be
I try to be strong and see him through
But God who he needs right now is You.

Let him grow old
Live life without this fear
What would I be
Living without him here
He's so tired and he's so scared
Let me know that you're there

Can You hear me?
Can You see him?
He's My Son.

Lyrics submitted by wisewhiz

He's My Son Lyrics as written by George Hollis Don Robey

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis song is one of the most absolutely beautiful songs I have ever heard. It's very rare that a song would make me cry, but this is one of those that does. Clearly, this song's about a man and his dying son. He's praying to God and pleading that he be with him and give him strength. Mark got the influence for this song from watching a friend deal with his son's leukemia. Anyway, it's an encredibly touching song. It's excellent: the music, the voice, and especially the lyrics, it's all great.
    wisewhizon May 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song really hit me hard. I know a little boy who has a bone disease, and the odds are that he won't live a long life. This song makes me think of him, and in my own way, I pray for him when I hear it.
    ShyLittleVioleton August 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti can really relate to this song since my younger brother suffered from lukemia for 2 years and dies on May 16, 2002. he was only 6 years old and didn't get the chance to enjoy such simple pleasures any other child would experience such as the wind blowing through your hair while riding your bike down a street. eveytime i hear this song i can't help but think of him and see his warm smile that he never failed to show even in the very last moments of his life.miss you ever day Matty Boy.
    MeanLeanVanillaBeanon August 06, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think of my bff every time I hear this song. She died of cancer a little over 2 years ago, at the age of 16. Now I'm 17, and I'm trying to deal with the "doing things Lia never got to do"
    karmasninjaon May 24, 2006   Link

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