The Great Divide

Story Behind The Song

I was lying in a hospital bed with a badly broken leg, the result of a horse falling on me. I was feeling down, when I began to realize how much I had to be thankful for.

Song Description

This song is about my marriage, and how we try to always be there for each other, and how love grows through the years, and how important family is.

Song Length 3:52 Genre Country - General, Country - Religious
Tempo Slow (71 - 90) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Peaceful, Serene Subject Love a Married Person, Girlfriend, Wife
Similar Artists Garth Brooks, Clint Black Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

1st Verse

Life is like a journey, sometimes we lose our way
And we may find tomorrow is harder than today
But I can bear the sorrow, and I can stand the pain
I'll treasure days of sunshine, and never curse the rain

2nd Verse

I married my sweet darlin' when I was just nineteen
We raised the kids, we worked so hard, we tried to live our dream
Now when I hold my grandson, I never would have guessed
Way back then that some day, I would be so blessed

Chorus

We saddled up together when she became my bride
We crossed the hills and mountains, and faith has been our guide
Now when the years have caught us, she'll still be by my side
We'll ride into the sunset and cross that great divide

Bridge

We'll cherish all the best times, we'll overcome the worst
We'll live our dreams together, we'll put each other first

Repeat chorus

Lyrics Chris W. Mortensen Music Chris W. Mortensen
Producer Bobby Jensen Publisher South Canyon Music
Performance Chris W. Mortensen, Label Chris W. Mortensen

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