Yes, I love Faith Hill and I love the song's beat, but I really LISTENED to the lyrics this morning and can tell you that in that 12 kilometer drive, I played the song three times, back to back.....
It really stirred something inside me and made me realize that Faith is singing about me and about the 2 most important women in my life.... my mom and Jess.... and eventually, when Corrie turns out just a little bit like us, this will be about her as well. 4 generations of American Hearts. And I am sure there are American families who feel just the same way as I did this morning.......
I know that if you are NOT an American, this may sound a bit cheesy or even a little exaggerated, but I assure you, it is neither of those things. It is something real and something ALMOST unexplainable, although I do think Faith Hill has done a pretty darned great job trying.
No matter where I live or what CRAP life throws at me and the women in my life, I can attest to the fact that we are strong and we are unbreakable. And I am confident that part of that strength can be traced back to the fact that we do indeed have AMERICAN HEARTS.
As I listened to Faith sing over and over this morning, I honestly got to work feeling a little "like I'd been to church".
You better believe it.
So if you need a little inspiration today, I encourage you to have a listen......