Mason Jar Music put together a live video for the album’s opening track, by singer-songwriter Madison Cunningham, and it is astonishingly beautiful stuff. “Little Things With Great Love” was written by Audrey Assad (with Cunningham and Bifrost Arts producer Isaac Wardell providing additional lyrics and melody), and was inspired by Mother Teresa’s famous statement, “God does not call us all to do great things, but calls us to do small things with great love”.

The deeply poetic verses are perfectly served by Cunningham’s silken delivery, and the emotive, shuddering accompaniment by members of Osso String Quartet multiplies the song’s impact many times over. (text from Spirit You All Music).

Here are the lyrics:

Little Things With Great Love

In the garden of our savior no flower grows unseen
His kindness rains like water on every humble seed
No simple act of mercy escapes his watchful eye
For there is one who loves me
His hand is over mine

In the kingdom of the heavens no suffering is unknown
Each tear that falls is holy, each breaking heart a throne
There is a song of beauty in every weeping eye
For there is one who loves me
His heart, it breaks with mine

O the deeds forgotten, o the works unseen
Every drink of water flowing graciously
Every tender mercy you’re making glorious
This you have asked of us
Do little things with great love
Little things with great love

At the table of our savior, no mouth will go unfed
And his children in the shadows stream in and raise their heads
O give us ears to hear them, and give us eyes that see
For there is one who loves them, I am his hands and feet

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