The song is about forgiveness, and according to Brandon Heath, was inspired by seeing an old photograph of someone he hadn't been in touch with for a while.
In a recent live audience, Brandon revealed that the song was of his stepmother. They reconnected after 15 years through Facebook, and as she heard the song, she didn't know it was about her, who later asked for forgiveness. He stated why the song was popular: "We really all need to say 'I'm not who I was' every once in a while, you know? We need to look back and see where we have come from, and there is nobody that is not worthy of forgiving." The whole story behind this song is that, Brandon heath step mother divorced his Dad when Brandon was still very young. He lost contact with his step mom and kids. That is how this song came about.