Nichole Nordeman Lyrics

I don't mind if you've got something nice to say about me
And I enjoy an accolade like the rest
And you could take my picture and hang it in a gallery
Of all the who's-who's and so-and-so's
That used to be the best at such and such,
It wouldn't matter much.

I won't lie, it feels alright to see your name in lights,
We all need an 'Atta boy' or 'Atta girl'
But in the end I'd like to hang my hat on more besides
The temporary trappings of this world.

I want to leave a legacy,
How will they remember me?
Did I choose to love?
Did I point to you enough?
To make a mark on things
I want to leave an offering
A child of mercy and grace
Who blessed your name unapologetically
And leave that kind of legacy.

I don't have to look too far or too long awhile
To make a lengthy list of all that I enjoy
It's an accumulating trinket and a treasure pile
Where moth and rust, thieves and such
Will soon enough destroy.

I want to leave a legacy'(repeat chorus)

Not well-traveled, not well-read
Not well-to-do, or well-bred.
Just want to hear instead,
Well done, good and faithful one';

I want to leave a legacy..(repeat chorus)

I don't mind if you've got something nice to say about me.

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Comments from YouTube:

Geramy S.

This is a Wonderful song!


this song is amazing!

Brittaney Leigh

Love this song!! ♥️

Joe Wyatt

Amazing song. Heard it earlier today and got me thinking about Ravi Zacharias who definitely left a legacy and was always pointing to Christ and definitely heard “Well done my good and faithful servant” he left a mark on this world and will not soon be forgotten by the many lives his ministry changed including my own.

OA Dorsey

I was hook the first time I hear this AMAZING BALLARD. This what I want the Lord to say....Well DONE!


what a classic


God, I love this song.

Mary Clynch

Did we choose to love ?

Heather friend


Teresa Randell

Great 🎵 song

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