For the ones you most love in all of the world,
You would do what needs to be done;
No matter the danger, no matter the cost,
No matter how deep the scars of the battle
the scars left by sacrifice, the scars left by loss
the scars that yet heal when the battle is done.
When the ones you most love in all of the world
Still fight in a battle your heart pleads to end;
No matter how deeply the ache of the burden,
No matter how fear stalks the space of the waiting,
yet keeping the faith, though so deeply you’re missing
the ones you most love and so long to be living.
When the ones you most love in all of the world,
Have not yet come home, are not yet at the door
When to wait seems like the most meagre of things
When its seems like a love too piteous to bring
yet whilst your heart beats you’d you still give it for them
for the ones you most love, that they might live again.