Daddy's Hands

Album: Holly Dunn (1985)
  • I remember daddy's hands folded silently in prayer
    And reachin' out to hold me, when I had a nightmare
    You could read quite a story in the callous' and lines
    Years of work and worry had left their mark behind

    I remember daddy's hands how they held my mama tight
    And patted my back for something done right
    There are things that I'd forgotten that I loved about the man
    But I'll always remember the love in daddy's hands

    Daddy's hands were soft and kind when I was cryin'
    Daddy's hands were hard as steel when I'd done wrong
    Daddy's hands weren't always gentle but I've come to understand
    There was always love in daddy's hands

    I remember daddy's hands workin' 'til they bled
    Sacrificed unselfishly just to keep us all fed
    If I could do things over, I'd live my life again
    And never take for granted the love in daddy's hands

    Daddy's hands were soft and kind when I was cryin'
    Daddy's hands were hard as steel when I'd done wrong
    Daddy's hands weren't always gentle but I've come to understand
    There was always love in daddy's hands

    Daddy's hands were soft and kind when I was cryin'
    Daddy's hands were hard as steel when I'd done wrong
    Daddy's hands weren't always gentle but I've come to understand
    There was always love in daddy's hands Writer/s: HOLLY SUZETTE DUNN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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