Motion of Mercy

Album: Hundred More Years (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • Many of the tracks on Hundred More Years focus on lifting up others, and this song sees Battistelli singing about how passing on God's love strengthens her own Christian walk. The singer told Today's Christian Music how this circle of doing and growing translating into more doing and more growing helps her cope with everyday struggles. She explained: "The more you walk in relationship with the Lord, the more you learn to trust him. I'm learning not to focus so much on the issues I think are so big right now—our bus has broken down, or someone said something that frustrated me. I'm learning to slowly let things roll off my back, to say, 'Hey, God knew about this before it happened and He's got a way out or a plan better than mine.' I've learned to stop freaking out and just trust that God knows what he's doing. He's not going to leave me in a bad place because He never has before."

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