I just came across a beautiful song that embodies the Advent message on a very secular (and lovely) way… because ...It wont be long now...
Clouds was written by Zach Sobiech, a teenaged musician who died of cancer this year. To celebrate Zach’s life, his talent, and his optimism 5,000 singers came to the Mall of America and performed Zach’s song. Here’s the video…
[Hint: you may want to grab a tissue before hitting play.]
- 5,000 sing Zach Sobiech’s ‘Clouds’ in Remembrance at Mall of America (grumpyelder.com)
- Thousands of Minnesotans Honor Zach Sobiech’s Memory by Singing ‘Clouds’ (kstp.com)
- Choir of 5,000 beautifully memorialize famous teenage cancer patient Zach Sobiech (mnn.com)
Thanks to UPWORTHY for posting the links on Facebook…check out their page HERE.
It all reminded me of John Green’s wonderful The Fault Was In Their Stars… go HERE to read my Secondary Character Saturday pick of Augustus from that book.