Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Cinderella(s)

She spins and she sways
To whatever song plays
Without a care in the world
And I'm sitting here wearing
The weight of the world on my shoulders

It's been a long day
And there's still work to do
She's pulling at me
Saying "Dad, I need you



There's a ball at the castle
And I've been invited
And I need to practice my dancing
Oh, please, Daddy, please?"



So I will dance with Cinderella
While she is here in my arms
'Cause I know something the prince never knew
Oh, I will dance with Cinderella
I don't want to miss even one song
'Cause all too soon the clock will strike midnight
And she'll be gone...




She says he's a nice guy and I'd be impressed
She wants to know if I approve of the dress
She says, "Dad, the prom is just one week away
And I need to practice my dancing
Oh, please, Daddy, please?"




Well, she came home today with a ring on her hand
Just glowing and telling us all they had planned
She says, "Dad, the wedding's still six months away
But I need to practice my dancing
Oh, please, Daddy, please?"




So I will dance with Cinderella
While she is here in my arms
'Cause I know something the prince never knew
Oh, I will dance with Cinderella
I don't want to miss even one song
'Cause all too soon the clock will strike midnight
And she'll be gone

by Steven Curtis Chapman

6 comments:

Rach@In His Hands said...

These are precious. And the song fits perfectly!

Andrea said...

Where did you go? Are they from Disney last month? That is Skylar's FAVORITE song.

sara said...

ok, I am in tears. as I read the words to the song with my "grown" daughter sitting next to me (only to be here one more week) sigh.

love the pictures!

H-Mama said...

I can't listen to this song without tearing up. They grow too quickly. Beautiful pictures to match... lovely post!

Shawn, Shelva, Symeon and Marin said...

Well you know how much I love Cinderella and I appreciate the story even more now. Oh to think about out Shawn's dancing with their girls at their wedding is more than I can take today. Love this post my dear friend.

Amy said...

Cool post...love that song!