Why Fathers Cry at Their Daughters’ Weddings

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It wasn’t until after our daughter was born that I realized exactly why fathers cry at their daughters’ weddings. I was rocking our daughter late one night as the rest of the world slept and I realized that one day as we walked down an aisle together I would be remembering this moment. I would be remembering her tiny fingers wrapped around my neck, her eyes peacefully closed, the constant rhythm of her little chest breathing against mine. And that’s why I’ll be crying.

So happy Father’s Day to all of you, and especially to all of the fathers and daughters. We love you!

You can find the song on iTunes here: http://apple.co/1U4PQYh
You can find the video on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/EcULNDTGbnc

Big thank you to Colton Gatlin on the videography and Scott Williamson on the mix.

 

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David Ray

David Ray

David Ray is a worship leader, artist and songwriter from Houston, Texas, where he serves at Salem Lutheran Church. He and his wife, Jess, are the creators of Doorpost Songs, a series of songs and resources designed for kids worship, multi-gen worship, and family worship. Dave and Jess are the parents of three rambunctious kids and they love getting to serve churches and families across the nation.

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