He looks up from second base Dad's up in the stands He saw the hit, the run, the slide There ain't no bigger fan
In the parking lot after the game He said, "Dad I thought you had a plane to catch?" He smiled and said, "Yeah, son I did.
Chorus: But life's not the breath you take The breathing in and out That gets you through the day Ain't what it's all about
You just might miss the point Trying to win the race Life's not the breaths you take But the moments that take your breath away."
Fast-forward fifteen years And a thousand miles away Boy's built a life, he's got a wife And a baby due today
He hears a voice saying, "I've made it son" Says, " I told you dad, You didn't have to some." He smiles and days, "Yeah, I know you did."
Just like it took my breath when she was born Just like it took my breath away When dad took his last that morn'