A Call of My Heart (2:11)
Thoughts come again, gently through the night. Calling to my heart. Which could be possibly right? You have always been my life, holding, comforting me. Wrapping me with tenderness, I cling to all I see. It’s a call of my heart, beckoning me to stay. It’s a call of my heart, should I, should I follow?
Never thought of moving on, leaving all that I see. Would you understand my heart, wanting to be pain free?
It’s a call of my heart, beckoning me to go. It’s a call of my heart, should I, should I follow? It’s a call of my heart, beckoning me …Oh. it’s the call of my heart, which way should I follow? …I’d stay if I could.
Words & Music-Karen Adams, Vocal-Julie Adams, Backup & Chimes-Sherie Christensen, Piano-Karen Adams, Wooden Flute-Mariann Adams, Drums-Trent Christensen. Copyright 2003, Mariann Adams. All Rights Reserved.
The Story Behind the Song: A Call of My Heart (Dedicated to Daryl)
When we arrived at the studio the first day of recording we were informed that our sound engineer and friend, would not be able to record with us since his brother, Daryl, had passed away the previous night after an extended illness. We went to our friend’s office where he was hastily gathering things to travel to the funeral. We embraced and asked if we might dedicate this song to his brother.
This song expresses the delicate feelings of those who suffer, and those who watch someone they love suffer. There comes a time when suffering becomes so great that being willing to say “good-bye” is the most loving thing one can do. And yet, even then, there is the prevailing, “I’d stay if I could…”