When I Get Where I'm Going Lyrics

(feat. Dolly Parton)

When I get where I'm going
On the far side of the sky
The first thing that I'm gonna do
Is spread my wings and fly like a bird

I'm gonna land beside a lion
And run my fingers through his mane
Or I might find out what it's like
To ride a drop of rain

Yeah when I get where I'm going
There'll be only happy tears
I will shed the sins and struggles
I have carried all these years
And I'll leave my heart wide open
I will love and have no fear
Yeah when I get where I'm going
Don't cry for me down here

I'm gonna walk with my grand daddy
And he'll match me step for step
And I'll tell him how I missed him
Every minute since he left
Then I'll hug his neck

[Repeat chorus]

So much pain and so much darkness
In this world we stumble through
All these questions I can't answer
So much work to do

But when I get where I'm going
And I see my maker's face
I'll stand forever in the light
Of his amazing grace
Yeah when I get where I'm going
There'll be only happy tears

I will love and have no fear
When I get where I'm going
dont cry for me down here

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Songwriter(s): Rivers Rutherford, Melvern Rivers Ii Rutherford, George G. Iii Teren
Record Label(s): 2005 BMG Music
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lee 02/18/14,14:48

I lost my husband 18 yrs.ago and it's stillas if it were yesterday. I know he is with the Lord and I will join him one day. I don't want my family to grieve for me because I will be "Home", free .
I will be with all my loved ones who have gone before and will be reunited with those I leave behind one day.
khay cud 09/01/12,06:51

This song reminds me of my twin sister & Ben Breedlove... I miss her so much & hope they are together in heaven with God..... I love you both..... RIP
Darlene B. Thomas 04/17/12,17:28

This song embodies my Christian faith. I want it played at my funeral. I'm 54 years old, and live in Alabama and I'm a huge Brad fan. Especially love Waiting on a Woman.
popsgirls 04/03/12,22:07

My grandpa died a month ago yesterday and this song fits him so well. I will truly miss him, I love you Pop.
mommagurl 03/30/12,15:11

I lost my 16yr old daughter in a car wreck Oct 31, 2004 And I miss her so very much. This will b my song when I go 2 meet her one day. Wonderful song, tears stream down my checks.
Roce 02/04/12,20:55

I love this song, I cry every time i listen to it, makes remember all of my loved ones whom still miss them
ethan 12/31/11,23:20

On January 1st 2006 my first cousin died. He was loved by everyone. New years day is very tough on our family like every holiday. This song makes me cry like a baby. I miss him so much .its been 6yr
Skm 11/21/11,10:50

My grandmother died oct 24. 2011 to cancer and this song makes me cry everytime I hear it. Very beautiful
Cindy 10/19/11,16:32

A Wonderful Song. Great message. Lost my son @ age 28 this summer. Message in this song has helped me SO much. Many tears when I hear this, but must keep the message in my heart & mind.
chelsey 09/14/11,12:34

i love tis song my bfs grandmother died to this song nd everytime i listen to it i just smile then cry happy tears and sad ones at the same tim bt its a very emotional song nd i love it to death.
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