Tell Me About The Song


“Tell me about the song that kept you alive when you felt like nothing else could save you.”

Editorial note :  Post heart transplant, the song I heard in my head over and over, both in the ICU and on the step down, was “Someone Saved My Life Tonight”, Elton John

Tell me yours ………

About DAP

I am a heart transplant recipient and these are my stories and thoughts. My desire is to assist others pre or post heart transplant in anyway possible. Please feel free to contact me if you have a question.
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4 Responses to Tell Me About The Song

  1. CARAMEL says:

    I remember being in hospital not long after I was found by a security guard. (I had been the victim of a serious crime and was found with severe injuries and bundled into an ambulance.) I lay there in a hospital bed suddenly feeling all alone in the world. I was absolutely overwhelmed by the situation. I didn’t want anyone in London to know. I had called my sister in Liverpool and she was on the way down. But while I was alone, I felt broken hearted about what had happened to me. It was a nightmare, really.
    But some absolutely beautiful words came back to me from a song…the words are about our Creator knowing us in intricate detail, from the moment we began to develop.

    You saw when I was made in secret,
    My very bones not hidden from your sight.
    You saw my form; its parts were down in writing.
    I love the wonder of your ways
    and praise your might.
    Your knowledge, God, is wondrous, awe-inspiring;
    Of this my soul is very well-aware.
    If I should fear that darkness might enfold me,
    Your spirit, God, would find me, even there

    I had felt so terrified before those words came ringing around my mind. Thinking of them gave me enormous strength and felt like an enormous hug. It’s hard to explain. But I went from feeling overwhelmed to feeling I was ready for the challenges ahead.

  2. DAP says:

    Wow! What an amazing story. First, I hope you’ve recovered from the trauma of that entire event. And secondly, I had the same feeling that I was ready for the challenges. But that didn’t happen for a year. When I got that hug and feeling, it changed me forever.

  3. seemeye says:

    “Hold on for one more day” by Wilson Phillips is a song I hear often when I think that things are hopeless.

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