Worth The Wait


Worth The Wait

“This song was originally written for some dear friends who were in the process of adopting their son, Theo from China. They had asked me to sing a few songs at a fundraiser/benefit for their adoption and I opted to surprise them with the most unique gift I know how to give - writing them a song. That night, I had the incredible privilege of singing this song. “Worth the Wait” became the theme song of their waiting for the day to finally come.

Growing up, my family went through an adoption process with one of my siblings so I understood firsthand the excitement, anticipation and the sometimes difficulty of the adoption process.

We are all waiting for something. Whether you’re waiting for a child, a loved one to return home from deployment or for waiting for the fulfillment of a dream not yet realized, I want to encourage you with this. This season is only temporary. The wait is always worth it.

'Each moment of ache let’s us know this is love. There will come a day when the waiting will be over." (Mark Alan Schoolmeesters)

Written by Mark Alan Schoolmeesters (BMI)
© 2018 Common Hymnal Digital (BMI) (admin by CapitolCMGPublishing.com)

F                            C/E
Letters and pictures sent back and forth 
       F                                     C/E
We cherish these things till we have something more 
         Dm          C/E            Am             F
Each moment of ache lets us know this is love 
You are worth the wait 

Am           G/B     C C/E       F                 C/E
There will come a day when the waiting will be over 
                F                        C/E
When this home will hear your laughter 
                 Am              G 
And you're finally here to stay 
Am           G/B     C  C/E        F                 C/E
There will come a day when we all will be together 
             F                       C/E
We will hold you close forever 
       Am              G 
Our hearts anticipate 
Dm        C/E        F
You are worth the wait 

Waiting and dreaming for you to be here
Our hearts still believing that day is soon near
Each moment of ache lets us know this is love 
You are with the wait 

Am                 E/G#      C/G      D/F#
Until that day comes we hold you close 
       Am          E/G#                  C/G   D/F#
You fill up our hearts and we will not let go 
F                                                   C
For you are worth it, you are worth the wait 



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