Feeling alone and being alone are not understood automatic companions. Elvis knew that as well as anyone. Was it in his psyche, part of being a surviving twin and an only child, or did it stem from great loss of his guiding support?

I don’t pretend to know how he felt, only what I’ve read and gathered.

I will post the link to the video of his duet with his only child Lisa Marie Presley. I hope you’ll watch it.

There’s such a beauty to the blending of more than voices here. There’s also a sadness to what was and what could have been, but it’s a beautiful sadness, if that makes any sense. Such is life I know.

Fairness is not always in play as many know firsthand.

Gospel music was a beacon of light in the surrounding darkness for Elvis Presley. It is true for many, myself included. There’s a reminder of care and comfort in the words and the feel. He knew it – and I hope his daughter does as well.

Enjoy this Elvis Sunday Gospel selection.

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WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE

Once I stood in the night
With my head bowed low
In the darkness
As black as could be
And my heart felt alone
And I cried, oh Lord
Don’t hide your face from me

Hold my hand all the way
Every hour, every day
Come here to the great unknown

Take my hand
Let me stand
Where no one stands alone

Like a king I may live
In a palace so tall
With great riches to call my own
But I don’t know a thing
In this whole wide world
That’s worse than being alone

Hold my hand all the way
Every hour, every day
Come here to the great unknown

Take my hand
Let me stand
Where no one stands alone

Take my hand
Let me stand
Where no one stands alone