Running along as fast as I can,
Wait up Daddy, please hold my hand.
I want to go everywhere that you go,
I want to learn all that you know.
So Daddy - please be patient and kind,
Shape my heart as well as my mind.
Thirsting for all that you give to me,
I want to be like you, Daddy - so please can't you see?
All that you do and all that you are
Are making impressions that go so very far,
Toward tomorrows when it will be
Your little one making the choices that the world will see.
Will you be proud of your precious little one?
Will you speak up and say "Hey, that's my son!"?
Or will you shake your head and cry in despair
"Where did I go wrong? How did he get there?"
Remember that I am watching, Daddy, every little move.
I am learning from your actions, your thoughts and your moods.
Think before you act or speak.
Remember, Daddy, I am sitting at your feet.