Music often evokes a deep and personal emotional reaction. Whether it is listening to music that is simply beautiful, or hearing lyrics that stir our souls, a song can affect us in a variety of ways.
Worship songs often awaken this deep response, especially when sung by someone with tremendous talent. This video beautifully shows this experience through the eyes of one of the most innocent and vulnerable.
When baby Leland heard his mother sing, it was clear that it brought him joy! Her voice is so sweet and beautiful – anyone would be blessed to listen to her sing. When Leland’s mom started singing “Good Good Father” by Chris Tomlin, he immediately got the biggest and most joyful smile on his face.
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However, as she sang she could tell the adorable baby boy was experiencing something else – something soul-deep. When she got to the powerful chorus, Leland began tearing up. His little face revealed such love for his mother and depth of emotion.
Whether he understood the lyrics or not, Leland was moved to tears by his mother’s unbelievable voice and the emotion that came through as she was worshiping God. What started off as a few tears soon turned into a soft weeping at the moving melody. His reaction was so precious and is something many of us have experienced before.
After she posted the video, baby Leland went viral! So many people identify with this feeling, and it is so beautiful to see it through the eyes of a baby. Watch the sweet video for yourself by clicking below.
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