This Side of Heaven

Album: The Swon Brothers (2014)
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  • Four years old, dressed up like a super hero
    Always smiling, never showing he ain't well
    His mom and daddy held his hand through all the chemo
    And sometimes this side of heaven is hell

    Sara Rollins, she left home right out of high school
    Felt the call to serve the day those towers fell
    She came back home today underneath the flag
    And a twenty-one gun salute
    Sometimes this side of heaven is hell

    Somewhere right now a thousand tears are falling
    Somewhere right now a heart's all out of break
    Sometimes it feels like God don't hear us calling out for help
    Sometimes this side of heaven is hell

    Young couple laugh and cry and celebrate
    Two little pink lines showed up clear as a bell
    But their world crashed down
    When the ultrasound found no heartbeat
    Sometimes this side of heaven is hell

    Somewhere right now a thousand tears are falling
    Somewhere right now a heart's all out of break
    Sometimes it feels like God don't hear us calling out for help
    Sometimes this side of heaven is hell

    Sometimes this side of heaven is hell

    I know that on the other side there's healing
    Jesus said there ain't no sorrow up there
    But sometimes it takes all I've got to hold onto the promise
    That only this side of heaven is hell

    Somewhere right now bells and tears are falling
    Somewhere right now a heart's all out of break
    Sometimes it feels like God don't hear us calling out for help
    Sometimes this side of heaven is hell

    But only this side of heaven is hell Writer/s: BENJAMIN STENNIS, RYAN LAFFERTY, WILLIAM BLAKE BOLLINGER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP
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