In the same Christian Music Today interview Morgan discussed the original inspiration for this song: "I was attending the funeral of a friend of our family. He was a man of great wealth and influence in the community - a great humanitarian. His funeral was an enormous production-tons of limousines and multimedia presentations with roses until you couldn't count. People talked about his accomplishments and how much he'd given to the community-how much money he'd made, his business growth, his vacation properties, his yachts. But I looked up at the family and thought, I don't hear them saying, 'He was always there for his kids. He was always there for his son's baseball games. In the end, family was what counted most, as well as his relationship with God.' None of that. And the really sad part for me was that it was almost if they didn't even know it was missing. I just went home really disturbed by it. It moved me, and I just thought, If this was going to be it for me, if this is the last day that I have with my family, what would I do today? And I tried to take a lesson from it, 'cause I sure don't do it all the time."