This original work includes elements of both the spiritual and gospel genres and incorporates the traditional spiritual By and By.
Layered vocal lines, dynamic contrasts, rhythmic vitality and articulation convey the message of the song: perseverance and hard work will win the victory! "One mile. Someday I'll reach the other shore, where the Jordan is deep and wide. One mile. Swing down, chariot, and take me to the sky, to the sweet by and by..."