Update on Danny my homeless friend…

So it’s really amazing how this moment that happened almost 4 years ago now, is catching steam again.
Just so everyone knows what went down after we met Danny.
We had about a 30 minute convo, that was mostly for my and his ears only after our moment. There were many other moments in that convo that changed my life and perspective on homelessness.
I asked Danny how we could get back in touch with him and he gave me a cell phone number and told me he is at that park often.
Well the cell phone number didn’t work and when I went back to that park the next day, none of the homeless men in the park had ever seen Danny. Or so they told me.
I had dreams of taking Danny on the road, recording another version with him, and getting him off the street.
To no avail.
Months passed and still no sign.
And to this day, almost 4 years later, I’ve not heard from Danny.
Although every single time I’m in Atlanta I drive to the park and sit on a bench, hoping that angel walks back by.
Sometimes the Lord gives us moments, for the moment alone, and not for what we think we should do with the moment.
Through Facebook I have gotten some messages from some who have said they have met Danny before and I’m following up with them.
It would be a dream to reunite with Danny and tell him how much his voice has changed so many lives.
Thank you guys from the bottom of my heart for sharing this video and the truths Danny shared with me.
Love ya!
Los

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  • Lauren Rosenfeld

    I watched your video with Danny today and it just blessed my soul. So thank you for that. And thank you to Danny whose voice and inner light is kindling soul-lights all over the world. Wherever he is, he is working wonders in hearts everywhere. Deepest gratitude for you both.

  • Sue

    Angels come when we least expect it and, sometimes, when we most need it.
    Beautiful moment.

  • Damien

    I have never seen or hear this video before. It brightened not only my heart but my soul.
    I lost part of my humanity in Iraq. I still struggle with what went on there. This song, with Danny, spoke to me, to let me know that I haven’t been forgotten.

    Thank you for putting this video out there.

    God Bless & Keep you.

    Oh & one day soon, you will see Danny again.

    • KMDM

      Thank you for your service!

    • dmck@ymail.com

      Damien, your God never stops leaning down to listen to your prayers….Never does He grow weak or weary. We will soars with wings like eagles… that little bit of Bible verse never meant anything to me untill I realized what an eagle does. When his feathers are damaged he will find a place to rest and pluck his own feathers and wait till they regrow, and he soars again. Pluck off that old stuff… God will make you good as new. Thank you for your service. I would love to speak with you.

    • Susan

      Damien, God will never forget you, nor will He leave you. I’m sorry for what you have had to witness to keep us safe. When ever the enemy tells you that you are forgotten or unappreciated, please tell him for me that he’s wrong. You are not forgotten and your service is greatly appreciated. God made you for this time, for His glory and honor. He loves you beyond measure. This video is a glimpse into God’s love, mercy and message. He never stops thinking about us. He’s the God of Second Chances. Thank you for serving to protect our country. Thank you for your honesty. Thank you for opening your heart to God, may His healing bring you peace and joy. God bless you Damien.

    • Tammy

      God bless you sir. Thank you for severing your country.

      • Damien

        Thank you.

        • Austin Joseph Weber

          Seriously Damien…. This video… Gave me the most heart warming sensation i have ever felt in my life… im 18…. I really want to persue music or acting… And Danny…. Wow…. That song right there had me “jamming out” ๐Ÿ˜€ Haha ๐Ÿ™‚ It was amazing! I reallly want to post pictures of him everywhere! Just to help you find him. But, i live in Minnesota ๐Ÿ™

    • Mary Beth Turner

      Hi Damien, Please don’t ever think you are forgotten, least of all by God. I think in the Bible it says that He even knows how many hairs you have on your head ! He knows what is in your heart & the pain you have carried. Besides perfect love, God’s most greatest atribute is His Mercy. He will never turn anyone away that approaches His Heart . With God, you never run out of chances!

      • Damien

        Thank you Mary Beth Turner but after everything I did there, I don’t believe there is any forgiveness.
        I guess I will have to try & explain my misdeeds to Jesus when I see him & maybe he will forgive me.

        God bless people such as yourself. You have brightened my day.

        • Laura

          God always forgives, just ask โ™ฅ

        • Aileen

          I agree with Laura even though I don’t know her. God has ALREADY forgiven you. There was a time in my life when I ran from God, because I thought that what I had done was unforgivable. Yet, I realized much later on that It was I who could not forgive myself, which kept me depressed and bitter for a long time. God had already forgiven me, because I was and am a daughter of the King. Once I allowed myself to accept His forgiveness and forgive myself, I found true peace. I am assured beyond a shadow of a doubt that my Jesus loves me and will never leave me. He can do that for you too. You are just as special and wonderful to our Lord than I am or anyone else. He longs to wrap you in His loving arms and comfort you and heal you. I don’t know what you have been through, nor do I pretend to understand, but God knows EVERYTHING you have been through and will go through. He knows how many hairs are on your head. He knew you before you were formed in the womb. I am paraphrasing, but these last two sentences come from scripture in the Bible, I just don’t remember where. Thank you, thank you for your service to our country!! I hope these words will encourage you.

        • Mary Beth Turner

          Damien, I just read some other posts . They are right, Jesus has already forgiven you ! He already paid for our sins on the Cross. He is as near to you as you want Him to be. If you just speak to him, He will listen.You don’t have to wait to see Him to be forgiven.You are forgiven already ! You have the same name as the “Good Thief” that was crucified next to Him ! He was guilty of sin, but Jesus said to him that he would be with him that day in paradise. Please check out “Divine Mercy”on line. There was a Polish nun, Sister Faustina, that only went to the 3rd grade. She is now a saint. Jesus would speak to her & called her the Apostle of His Mercy. He told her that anyone who comes to Him & asks for His mercy will be forgiven. He told her that His Mercy is His greatest attribute. He taught her to say this powerful prayer (to God the Father) “For the sake of His sorrrowful passion, have mercy on us & on the whole world”. Another one is” Eternal Father, I offer you the body & blood, soul & Divinity of our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins & the sins of the whole world”. I hope you don’t think I am preaching at you, but it is such a beautiful prayer. Another one is just, “Jesus I trust in you”…I say these prayers when I am driving, worried or upset & they give me peace. We are all sinners, Damien, but the love of God is boundless.The sunday after Easter is known in the Catholic Church as “Mercy Sunday”. I hope Jesus blesses you with His peace. I will continue to keep you in my prayers !

          • Lorbee

            I love the prayers you shared. My fave little prayer to whisper is something that came to me to murmur, many years ago and I find myself saying it over and over, so many times-my little prayer is “Be with me, stay with me…let me walk with You.” I go to sleep at night, holding the little cross on my necklace and I repeat that line until I fall asleep. Works to soothe my soul and clear my head.

    • Paula Red

      Damien –
      First of all, THANK YOU for serving my country. The “walking wounded” like you hurt my very soul. As life, and war, and the devil takes a toll on us, we do seem to lose part of our “humanity” because we are just that: human. Our God, Danny’s “Jaa”, the Holy of Holies, (y)our Creator, is DIVINE. Christ was sent to bridge that gap.
      You are NEVER alone, my brother. PLEASE remember that. If you ever feel it, look around at all of the wonders God made. For you to enjoy. Listen to “There Is A God” by Leeann Womack, and study the look on Danny’s — and Carlos’ — face. The sheer JOY of being with another person who recognizes God. And remember your own observation — one day soon, we will see HIM, not just Danny and our friends and loved ones. Hope to meet you there, too !
      I’ll split a cloud and a ray of sunshine with you.
      Love in Christ, Paula

      • Damien

        Paula.
        Thank you for your kind words and for your uplifting message.

        God Bless You.

    • Debbie Lubin

      Damien, God has promised in 1 John 1:9, that “If we confess our sins to Him, He is faithful and just to forgive us of our sins, and cleanse us from ALL unrighteousness”, and He will remember it no more; He will not hold it over our heads. Because He loves you so much, Damien, He sent His only Son, Jesus, to die so that you would not have to bear the burden of guilt and shame. “There is therefore now no condemnation to [you] who are in Christ Jesus” (Romans 8:1). I pray that you find perfect peace, and encounter deep intimacy with our Lord and Saviour. Heartfelt thanks for your service. May God richly bless you.

    • Charlene

      you will never be forgotten, we love you and are proud of you. You have more humanity in your little finger than most people have thru their entire soul.

    • Naomi Booth

      My father suffered from 1952-2011 without help.

      Thank-you for your service.

      • Damien

        I will say a prayer for your Father.
        And for you as you have reached out to me, a complete stranger and to me, that is worth more than any money in the world.

        • Naomi Booth

          Thank You Damien. Be blessed.

    • 1deecee12 .

      Damien, Thank you for sacrificing your time and life to protect your country. I am sorry you had to experience the sorrows of war. I pray Our Lord heals you of your struggle and torment and I pray He gives you many more positive experiences of HIS LOVE for YOU! Jesus Loves you and forgives you and thanks you and wants to HEAL YOU! AMEN

    • 1deecee12 .

      Listen to CASTING CROWNS , East to Westโ€ฆthis song is about God’s MERCY! HE is so much GREATER than we can comprehend and when HE makes a PROMISE, HE KEEPS IT! His promise is that when we are sorry and CONFESS our sins to HIM HE will CAST them as far as the east is to the west and CLEANSE us and HEAL US! He will wash us in HIS precious blood and make our garments as white as snow! If you have children you know that no matter what your child has done you still LOVE THEM UNCONDITIONALLY and hope they come back to you! I pray your journey takes you back to your LOVING FATHER and YOUR LOVING BROTHER JESUS CHRIST! Peace Damien and much HEALING! Thank you for serving our country and protecting our FREEDOM!

    • Diana

      Hi Damien – I’m in New Zealand and I just want you to know from half a world away I see you and reach out to pat you on your shoulder and lift your head high. Those who serve can’t always control or predict the outcomes of their efforts. God sees you too and knows you are only human! All will be well. Hang in there matey. Danny made me smile too.

    • shastawoman

      Damien, you have already been forgiven! Our Father loves you so much He sent His only Son to die for your sins and for mine too. He will never stop loving you ever, you are His child! Its time you quit beating yourself up for what happened. If God can forgive you, you need to forgive yourself and move on. Don’t let satan deceive you into thinking otherwise. I am praying for you! God bless you my friend and thank you for your service to our country.

    • Evelyn

      God bless you Damien . . .

    • robyne

      hope you’re still hanging in there, damien and i pray God has refreshed your soul, mind and body to the point where you see hope and joy in this world. God bless you, dear one.

    • Mark McDaniel

      Damien,
      you are not alone! Stay strong brother! Having scars does not mean that we are broken! Join a Vet peer group, there is no shame in getting help with our problems the only shame is when we lose one of our own because they think they’re alone!

    • Terri Partridge

      Thank you for your Service. Damien you will never be forgotten.

    • Ina Springer

      Damien…I hope you have checked with your VA to get help if you need any mental health therapy. From peer support groups to individual counseling to specialized care for PTSD/MST (military sexual trauma) to include provision of therapy dogs, recreation therapies, family counseling, pastoral (chaplains)…As veterans we have much available to us. In re your reaction to the video…ditto the first sentence.

    • Kristi

      Damien, not sure if you’re still receiving these replies, but I wanted to add my 2 cents worth. I was over there too. God still loves you. He still hears you. He still cares for you. He always will. God is bigger than our humanity. War is hell. The healing takes time. Go easy on yourself. Practice self-care in order to fill your well. I found hanging around with kids and really laughing with them helped. See the world thru their eyes. God bless

  • Alicia

    Perhaps he was sent to bless us versus us blessing him. Either way, you have both made an impact on the world, and we’ve all been blessed.

  • Ellen W

    God opened your eyes! He wanted you to see and use it to His Glory! God also showed that He is Always in control! Thank you for sharing this video with the world!

  • Maria Williams

    You know u had a moment of one of God’s Angel and hearing you too was so beautiful! Yes you two need to be joined again as it was the most beautiful song I ever heard! Thank you im going through so much that listening to you too made me smile and think it will get better. Wow…you to together would be magic! I hope one day to hear you two again! I know he has God watching over him! Thank you this little moment cheered up my day!

  • Sara

    This reminded me of a “moment” that I had once. I was attending an 8-week class that had to do with learning about and how to get involved at the church I was attending. This was a Sunday morning and we were probably 5 weeks into the class. When class was over I went straight into the sanctuary to wait for church service to start. I knew people at church, but the friends I normally sat with were not there that Sunday and I sat by myself. It was about 20 minutes before the service would start, and this 40ish woman came up and said “hey didn’t I see you in class?” I had never seen her in class, and I would normally check everyone out! She was missing some front teeth, and very rough and weathered around the edges, but the more she talked, the more I realized what a gentle loving person she was. This church (Phoenix First Assembly) buses people in from the inner city. She said she didn’t drive and didn’t own a car, and had been homeless before. She told me about how she helps others – her ministry. She lived in the inner city, and there was a neighborhood food pantry, and she would teach the women in her neighborhood how to cook. Specifically, she was teaching how to make spaghetti with sauce. This was with a jar of store-bought spaghetti sauce! I was very taken back that they had never been taught how to boil pasta and cover it with a jar of sauce! There was so much more we talked about in those 20 minutes, but I was humbled beyond belief. The service started, and she went and sat down several aisles over. Everything about our conversation was so touching. God used that moment to tell me, just go, do, love people! It’s not hard if we just quit trying to figure it out and quit assuming. It was a wonderful service and I cried all the way home from church that day, that something as simple as teaching someone how to fix spaghetti with sauce was bringing glory to God! I mean, who am I to think I would of been the one to help her if needed? She didn’t need my help, she was making it just fine.

    Just like you said about Danny, when you took your eyes off what you thought was the goal, and looked into the eyes of a human being, the goal became Jesus. I never saw this woman again, though I continued to attend the class, and always looked for her around church. It’s been a few years ago now, and I still wonder about her.

    Hebrews 13:1-3 Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for some have entertained angels unaware. Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.

  • Nancy Morin

    I just watched the your video today with Danny, oh my goodness it brought me to tears. It was so beautiful. I had to show it to my daughter and my niece, and I showed them to make them realize that homeless people are not to be feared or ridiculed but they are people too and need to be loved just as much as we do. I really hope one day you and Danny are reunited as I really hope to have an update on how he is. The song for one impacted me and to see Danny as well made me smile all day long. Thank you for blessing us with such a beautiful song. Sending love from Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

  • Rose

    Watching the video of you two singing brought tears to my eyes. I came to your blog looking to see if there was any news of Danny and I saw this post. I hope the two of you can be reunited. What a blessing to touch a life like that.

  • Sara Hughes-Doyle

    Just thinking about this story. Danny said he was at the park often. perhaps this was God’s Angel and he is actually at the park often…in spirit.

    • Crystal Gem

      i was thinking that also. I wonder if the phone number was a bible verse?

    • BMEGE

      angels walk among us!

  • Jackie

    When I saw this video my mind went right to Hebrews 13:2….it is amazing to read your blog….angel!!

  • Pete

    It would be amazing to find out how Danny is doing.

  • David Thorne

    I pray for you that this … you will be revisited by danny and that you will record that track … God Bless … One Love … Rah! If that doesn’t come to be you should record it in his honor and make a monthly contribution to the shelters in that area in HIS name. I pray you find him as I know when a song is so infused and empowering that it brings tears of joy to my eyes it is nothing short of a fantastic miracle of God’s dailyly blessings! Great Success to you my friend. David

  • maybe he’s waiting for another song to join in on ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Toni

    I’ve have never been so moved by a song, can’t get out of my head.. God is truly Good, and is always on time. Such a blessing to hear one of Gods angels.

  • Deborah Peacock

    I hope you find him …. his voice needs to be heard. He has a great soul and natural talent springs from him. Danny is an inspiration. XO

  • Tan

    It’s amazing how we (society) think he needs help because he is homeless, but in turn, he is the one that helped us. Thank you so much for sharing this video. It truly touched my heart. God Bless you….

    • Owl

      As much as he touched people spiritually, unfortunately, it doesn’t do much for him, physically. So yes, we (society) do tend to think that because he is homeless he needs help. Partly due to the fact that homeless people beg for it and will stand in line for hours for it, but also due to the fact that we recognize the fact that once the temperature starts dropping, he’s going to be awfully cold. So yeah, I can see why the good people here would have the compassion and drive to want to get him to a place in life where he has indoor plumbing, a bed, and a functioning kitchen to use each day. As cool and hip as being “free from the entanglements of society” might look or sound sometimes, being homeless typically just sucks.

      • Anthony Greco

        In your eyes maybe… but different things make people happy

      • Kristen

        It isn’t fun being hungry and not knowing where your next meal will come from or when. Not ALL homeless “need” help. But many do. Or they need inspiration to know that they can improve if they want to. They need to now that they are accepted and can reach out to improve their lives just like everyone else has the opportunity to do. They need to know that they are not alone in the world and not hated or frowned upon. They need to be able to share moments with people like Danny’s moment when he got to sing and connect with a stranger who is really only a stranger in the physical world but not in the spiritual world. He got to feel connected for a moment… and appreciated. That is what people need.

    • Anthony Greco

      very true… he said he was making it… he was happy and amazing he did not need any help

    • Chago Dilan

      Many times this people are so happy with what they are and what they do , they have time to live the life to site at the park and breath , look around , see what going on around , us the people that have “everything ” don’t have that time , that peaceful moment because we have so many things going on in our mind and life .. those are the real reach people ..

  • Philip Bray

    Danny has ministered many times at our Urban Center downtown ATL. At SafeHouse Outreach we have 150 plus “Danny similar” worshippers nightly. Come and Be!!! Philip.

    • KMDM

      I’m sorry, what do you mean by “Danny similar worshippers”? Confused.

      • Philip Bray

        Spontaneous and gifted!

  • Dianne

    Carlos, that was absolutely beautiful. I’ve watched the video repeatedly and I can feel what you were experiencing just by watching. That is truly a God moment, and I hope one day your paths will cross again. But it is evident that was a divine moment. May God continue to bless your journey. ‘Hallelujah is the highest praise’ Luv it

  • Jason Karimi

    JAH! Thanks for this story iman, this made my day the other day when I happened across it. Louve!

  • Javier Gonzalez

    I was blessed when I heard this song as well. I’ve shared it with my wife, Pastor and others. I would love to hear a recording of this song with both Carlos and Danny. Every time I hear it I am moved to tears and I feel the presence of the Holy Spirit. Thanks for sharing.

  • Dan

    just saw the video for the first time. That made the hair on my neck stand straight up. Thank you.

  • Steven Simms

    It was truly touching and I saw this video for the first time and had to share. I reposted it and told my wife, Just think how many people would have ran that man off, because we were setting up for a video shoot? The lord said we would be visited by angels and he never said in what manner they would come. Blessed Man

  • andrew1

    I grew up with guys like this…they would pop into my life and i would bless them with food and whatever they needed. In turn they would bless everyone around them. God moves in the strangest places and people. You look back and say to yourself…there is NO WAY other than God, that this could have happened! Just imagine how many peoples lives that guy pops into…makes you think.

  • April

    From Jah to Christ. This article claims that Bob Marley became a worshipper of Jesus Christ in the last years of his life…leaving Rastafarianism and pointing out the major differences between the two:

    http://beginningandend.com/bob-marley-rasta-believer-jesus-christ/

  • KMDM

    I was lucky enough to come across your video featuring Danny a few days ago. To say I was blown away IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT. I am an avid music lover, reggae being an old time favorite, and your style as well. Although I do not associate with any one religion, I do have faith in the universe. Whether God is called God, Jesus, Jah, Krishna, etc., they are the same, and it is He who sent Danny to you to create such a beautiful moment for you to share with the rest of the world. Your song has changed a huge part of my heart, its filled a void thats sitting empty for far too long. Hoping you and Danny are reunited once again, if only for a moment. Thank you for sharing โค please keep the videos posted so we can continue to listen.

    • The Truth

      KDMD, I would like to correct you on what you said on “Whether God is called God, Jesus, Jah, Krishna, etc., they are the same”. This is outright incorrect.

      Jah is NOT the same as Krishna. Krisha is pagan.

      Jah is the shortened name for โ€œJehovahโ€œ or “Yahwei”, the one true God.

      As Danny says, “Hallelujah is the highest praise”. “Halleluja” in Hebrew, consists of two Hebrew words put together. โ€œHallelโ€œ means to praise, to boast in, to shine forth, to be worthy of praise, and to be commended. โ€œJahโ€ is a shortened form of โ€œJehovahโ€œ, which means the Self-Existent and Eternal One. Jehovah is the name of the LORD which emphasizes that God Almighty has no beginning or end. He always has been and He always will be LORD God Almighty and there simply is none greater.

      • visitor

        For a homeless guy who knows so much about this stuff that even a good handful of regular church goers don’t know means that he could really be an angel…

        • Bob

          Any student of the bible, and any Christian, should know this…

      • Lorbee

        I think you’re taking his thought process completely out of context. He meant that no matter what name applies to YOUR higher power, be it God, Jesus, Jah, Krishna, he was referring to whatever god you choose to worship. It was also not meant to be a slur against our Lord, Jesus Christ.

  • Caroline Haimoff

    man that would be the bomb.com is you and danny went on tour! best believe i’d go to that show !!

  • Connie Young

    I would love to be able to purchase a version of this song with Danny! My kids and I can’t stop watching it. I hope the link never gets taken down. This has really affected us.

  • kathleen

    My boyfriend is getting ready to go to Afghanistan the day after Thanksgiving and I have been struggling with the fear of him going and for his safety. After listening to this song it has filled my heart with trust and faith in God that he will be protected. ” Hallelujah is the highest phrase” Thank you soo much Carlos and Danny.

  • kathleen

    My boyfriend is getting ready to go to Afghanistan the day after Thanksgiving and I have been struggling with the fear of him going and for his safety. After listening to this song it has filled my heart with trust and faith in God that he will be protected. “Hallelujah is the highest phrase” Thank you soo much Carlos and Danny.

  • satori

    Perhaps Danny was just for THAT moment! I love the video… your connection was precious! Thanks for sharing it.

  • Jerri B

    Wow, thanks for the update. I just saw the video for the first time yesterday and I haven’t stopped sharing it yet!! What an awesome display of “spontaneous worship”! LOVE it!! I came to your website looking for exactly this write-up, a status of “where’s Danny now.” Glad to know your heart is still set on finding him ๐Ÿ™‚ I believe you will. Ironically, I live in Atlanta, so now I’ll also be looking to cross paths with “Danny.” I’m believing for a reunion between the two of you!! May the Lord continue to bless you and your family…and your music ministry! Take care. Peace & blessings.

  • Gunny

    To be honest I came to the site hoping to find that Dannie had made a few other songs to GOD. I will start a prayer today that you find him and do more together, as something about him touched me.Thank you allowing us to share in your moment with Dannie. GOD Bless

  • Melinda

    I pray that you find Danny to tell him how he has touched so many lives in the last 4 years. I hope you have an opportunity to sow into his life.

  • Judah Thomas

    That’s so cool how God comes in an hijacks our plans and makes them what he wants them to be!

  • Vicki

    I loved that when he came and joined in with you that you and your crew didn’t dismiss him but you showed the heart of the Father and how strongly Jesus is within you and just let the Holy Spirit take the reigns….. I pray that you and Danny may reunite and make more life changing music together (yours, his and ours) . You have reminded me that my God is about second chances….. thank-you! Much love and blessings to you and your team!

  • Anthony Greco

    Well put Carlos… I agree completely…God works in mysterious ways my friend

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  • matt

    why don’t you set up a Facebook campaign where there’s an Escrow account – if you find him, Danny get’s half the money in the Escrow account from donations… whoever find him gets the other half of the reward to find him… this way it encourages some to actively look for him who are motivated by dough… the ‘finder’ can give their reward to him or a homeless shelter if they want, or can keep it. You might find that he gets found fast this way – people still love a free buck

  • Pichon from Miami

    Amazing song. I felt something special each and every time I saw the video. That was a Godincidence. The Lord sent Carlos an Angel to help deliver a beautiful message to all of us of humility and love for all people. I am a 39. – yr old man and this video brought tears to my eyes. I shared it with my family and friends. Carlos you did an amazing job on the guitar and vocals and being able to carry it thru during such an intense moment. I hope you can put out this song one day for many more to appreciate. I can’t get enough of it. Need it at least once a day for a recharge…God bless you both. Danny I am sure is still touching hearts today….

    “Hallelujah is the highest praise”

  • kevF

    Something just came to my mind, do you still remember the number?

  • Mike McClain

    Hey Guys, Where is the park? What city and state?

  • Jannae Thompson

    Thanks for posting! So cool!

  • Jan

    Keep searching for him…prayers for his safety and return.

  • scott

    Does anyone know the name of the song that Danny sings?

  • Kim

    Thank you for this beautiful story, video and music. One Jah, one Creator, One Father. Hallelujah! Blessings to you and Danny…

  • Shekinah333

    Every morning upon awakening part of my meditation and prayer is to find something that is inspiring to me. Music is part of my spiritual journey …. to be uplifted… this song along with this beautiful soul that joined in lifted me to soul tears……thank you!

  • Brandon

    the video really made my day and I blogged about it everywhere – not just for the attention, but for sharing an awesome moment. I went to college for Music Education, taught for 4 years, but burned out. I should’ve stuck it through, but I started hating music because I didn’t get/make any opportunities to continue in music performing. Now as a waiter I also get to be involved in a children’s theater, and it’s the best situation for me right now – my love and passion for music is on the rise again ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you so much for posting that video – hope you do see Danny again ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Sam

    This is coming all the way from Singapore. I chanced upon this video a couple of years ago and I’m never tired of watching it over again. Im very moved by the story and hope you guys managed to locate Danny. Please do update if that were to occur, God willing.

  • Wescott Pusey

    I’ve seen Danny before… not in Atlanta… i see him from time to time here and there… not sure that the Danny i see is the same as your Danny… But i do know their both here for the same reason. There’s Danny’s all around us all the time… and every once and while we’re blessed to be able to see and even talk with Danny. Be blessed Los… keep looking for Danny and Im sure you’ll find him again, he may not look like the same Danny, but you’ll know it’s Danny when you see him.

  • Rita_S

    I’ve watched the video with Danny many times and it brings tears to my eyes each time. I hope you get to see Danny again and I would love to see him in one of your videos again.

  • kenny

    i really love this song. i think you should produce it in full. i love the parts “1,2,3,4,5,6,7 i am on my way to heaven” and “ja remember me when i get down on my knees to pray”.

  • Claudine Rebel Morgan

    What a blessing. Thank You!!

  • Hank

    God Works in Miracles Ways. I’ve met angels onlong my way since my son crossed over back in Feb of 2004, 26 years forever young. You were Blessed this day and Thanks for Sharing! God Bless Danny and May You Meet Your Angel Once Again in this Lifetime.

  • Sarah

    I had never heard it either.I just happen to see this on FB..It really touched my heart and soul. Then when I was looking for more videos ,I saw the one where he looks straight into the camera..And knew then he was an Angel. Thank you for a beautiful moment.I love your song and with Danny as well it was AMAZING!
    Much Love to you and yours!

  • jason

    after watching this video of Carlos & Danny it brightened my hart. I hope from bottom of my hart carlos one day you will reunite with that angel

    God Bless borther

    jay, nottingham, England

  • Ppximo

    Are u children? And u believe histories of wizards, that opens seas, sons of the sky, that’s the “God’s son”, and supernatural forces??? THIS IS LIFE, life comes & life goes

  • Dean

    man, i hope you find him, an HQ version of that song would be awesome!!!!!

  • cineema

    What stood out the most to me about this is “none of the homeless men in the park had ever seen Danny. Or so they told me.” Maybe the sights shouldn’t be set on Danny. Maybe Danny was leading you to these homeless men…

  • ericbeeman

    My wife and I had a visit from a Danny. We were sitting in our car in front of a 7-Eleven. He walked up to our window, peered in and said, “You guys should get married!” He then disappeared as quickly and quietly as he had appeared. “Sometimes the Lord gives us moments, for the moment alone, and not for what we think we should do with the moment.”

  • Noelle Dawn Nasr-johnson

    I have to say his voice was such a wonderful addition to the song and I hope to that one day you can find Danny because we all love to hear another collaboration between the two of you. May God Bless you both and may he see it fit to have you two cross paths again.

  • Vickie Knower

    Every time I watch this video, it makes me cry! It’s so wonderful and uplifting. I pray that you find Danny one day.

  • Otto

    Jah Bless

  • Chris Peltack Sr.

    Did I hear him appealing to “Ja”. Isn’t that the rastifarian name for their God? I hope I heard that wrong…’cause that ain’t Jesus, friend.

  • kathy

    Thank you Carlos for sharing Danny with the world , You both have helped restore my faith in this crazy world. Danny if your out there find Carlos again please , praying your doing well bless you

  • LJ Lester

    I found the video remarkable. It brought me to tears and I would love to hear you two sing together again. Keep looking, he’s out there somewhere and maybe you two will cross paths again. Nevertheless, you were given a wonderful gift.Most people have a set idea about homeless people, but what they don’t understand is our savior could be walking among us and who knows how he will show himself.Maybe one day soon you will be reunited with Danny. I personally will be watching for the two of you singing together on Facebook. God Bless You!

  • Michael McLean

    I will be in Atlanta 4/11—4/15 could you give me the name of the park ?
    also my son lives there in Atlanta.
    Loved the song. Praise God !

  • Brenda

    I have just seen the video for the first time and my son and I had tears of joy and jammin right along with you both! What a blessing when The Lord joins to sing !!!

  • Mihcelangelo Priest

    I’ve met a few angels in my life before, just like you met Danny. He will come again, to help you to praise God once again. I truly believe this. May the Father bless you both in His Son’s Holy Name!

    • Nancy Boeck

      I truly believe Danny is an Angel sent from God to share a message. God bless you both.

  • Casey Harms

    Danny is an angel sent by the lord himself to change lives. The lord shined on you that day so keep on your music. I’m ready to accept the lord back in my life. halal is th highest fraze

  • Paula Red

    I stumbled across the video on another page, then found you. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE if you find Danny, do a studio “raw” version like this. It was SOOOO moving! THANK YOU for sharing it with the world — I had a glimpse into our future with Christ: all races, walks of life, languages, talents, and song genres all with one purpose — PRAISING HIM !

  • Mimi Harvey

    God said He would come to us…..He never said in what form or disguised as who or what…..Carlos, maybe you WERE in the presence of God? and thank you for sharing.

  • Linda

    Thanks for making that video Carlos what a beautiful soulful moment and such a soulful man is Danny…. am In England and one of my friends in U.S.A posted your video up…. so lifted my spirits thanks xx

  • Linda Wiss Dust

    Thank you! You not only sing praise songs, but walk the walk. Filming videos is not cheap. People would expect you to stop and wait till Danny moved on, but you didn’t. Instead you shared a moment with this total stranger changing so many lives in the process. You are in my prayers that you find and reconnect with Danny. Wonderful video. Thank you again!

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  • veronica

    This was awesome, never judge people because they can surprise you. Homeless people get a bad rap. Most homeless people don’t do drugs etc. Anyone can be homeless. Homeless is not prejudge or racist. It can happened When people work and make 7.25 hour, is not living wage. People living from pay check to the next pay check. I became homeless 6/1/2012. I became homeless due to my personal injury, for 2 years. Now I’m able to go back to work. I’m now working at Flexstronic inc. a blessing from God. Never judge homeless people. Help there should not be homeless in the united state. Shame there is homeless people. United state got the money to end homeless. There should not be any homeless Vet, and there is. SHAME on USA, allowing Vet; to be on the streets of all the USA cities and county. Don’t judge help. Danny God Will also bless you from being homeless. Keep singing and praising God.

  • Kira

    Just watched the video for the first time, and it was amazing how he got right into the song, Like he had heard it before & was waiting to put his verse on the track. Loved it! Although you have not seen him again, I’m sure you were a blessing to him that day as he was to you.

  • Laurellynne McHardie Greaves

    I loved the song so much……..I just wept with joy and oh how my spirit danced, the presence of the LORD was right there because of the two hearts that sang in worship and praise to HIM. Bless you both Danny and Carlos

  • I hope you make the effort to truly find him because if I subscribe and buy the book I would like to know it is also helping him!

  • Lisa

    Angels DO walk among us. Maybe his purpose was to change so many lives and touch so many hearts in that 1 unexpected, cherished moment, and then simply, disappear. Maybe that is why Danny seemed to appear out of no where and hasn’t been seen since. Rock on Danny…Rock on

  • Winston Traille

    Amen bro really pray you find Danny and make that song together …..God is awesome …we can learn so much more out of church ..church is important but ..the lord came for the lost ,not saying Danny is lost but he could really help to reach the lost ..Jesus is Lord

  • Don

    Its amazing what stories people have to tell when we stop to listen, this inspired me the 2nd time as much as it did the first. Hope that he is doing well and that the man is looking after Him..

  • Unique Henderson

    “Give GOD the glory”

  • Sikkim

    God bless you sir thank you for sharing this video with us and God bless Danny and i pray to God that you find him you have made me cry of joy and sadness i pray to God that Danny is doing well again God bless you : ) <3

  • Wendy Maggs

    Totally blown away with this whole amazing incident, what a divine encounter!!! He just seemed to ooz humility and love. I wept, not sure out of joy or what, the whole spontaneous worship just did it for me in unexplainable words. Interesting you can not find Danny, not surprised, was he actually an angel or Jesus Himself !

  • Irwin

    Wow! Don’t give up! FIND DANNY!!! Please!!!!! Cutting an album with him — going on the road with him — go on America’s Got Talent! What a moving piece of music together that you shared! PLEASE FIND DANNY AND CONTINUE TO SHARE MORE REMARKABLE MOMENTS WITH US!!! P L E A S E!!!!!

  • Bobbi Olmstead

    Oh Damien, I have been down the road of being unable to forgive myself….. my nightly prayer was, “God, please don’t let me die tonight, I know I will go to hell.” Amen. It took a “God intervention” to show me that this was an even greater sin…. because it was saying that Jesus had not done enough on the cross. Please forgive yourself, or Jesus died in vain. He was with you every moment… … just as He was in those moments with Danny. I have no doubt that God used Danny to show you this. You are loved and all of us are blessed through you. Someday, I believe you will be able to thank Danny… here or in eternity. In Christ’s love. Bobbi

  • Luis Acosta

    I just prayed for this man to be found and his life be a better one through this encounter, the Holy Spirit flowed through him and it was great to have that brief moment on film. In Jesus name….Amen!

  • mommatocharlie

    This was an amazing video. What a blessing for all involved.

  • Galen taylor

    This was truly a blessing to hear and I would love to have this song. It touched my heart as well and would love to be able to listen to the finished song with him in it. Gave me chills. Can’t wait to see the good Lord and walk with Him. Thank you.

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  • Rhonda Challinor

    wow it touched my heart and made me cry i hope you find him

  • Nancy

    I never saw this video before today, I was so moved and see all of god glory. Carlos you are amazing and i was so touched that u allowed this homeless man to sing with you. God is awesome and works in ways that still but me in awe of him and his works..

  • Orin Russel Lucas

    The man Danny was an ANGEL! Plain and simple.

  • Keryl

    Carlos, I’m sorry that I did not hear about you before this video was posted, But, I did watch and was so moved. I have read a lot of the comments below, and I don’t know where your life has taken you, but can get the gist from reading other posts. I just wanted to say, that a lot of times in life, we don’t know why things happen the way they do, But God does. I believe your meeting Danny was an answer to prayers you have prayed. I believe God still speaks to us in his way. I also believe Your gift of meeting Danny, was just that, a Gift. God says, you never know who you are talking to, so we should be kind to all, they may be an angel sent by him. Danny knew what you were doing, he came in at just the right time, he shared things with you that that have had such a strong impact on your life, 4 years later. He was and is a gift, and he gave you a message, which is why you still have it on your heart. Accept that gift, and those answers, don’t question your self in life, God already told you, Jesus is the highest praise.

  • Joanne Girton Gallegos

    I believe Danny is an angle sent from heaven a solder he looks alot like Jah Woosh a christian raggae dj,Neville Beckford that died right around the time this was made…..

  • Adrian Ilovefishingandnotasham

    Powerful and life changing is all I can say!! Praise Jesus!!

  • Amanda

    Not surprised at all…Rastafarians are extremely devote Christians, warm and loving people,and readily praise Jah. Bless Danny

  • Teresa

    I found the video truly inspiring….I felt like my soul had sprouted wings and wanted to fly….Amazing…hoping to hear more from this amazing duo…

  • jaimeden

    did you ever find danny?

  • dan

    Damien u are a hero in my eyes ,I honor the people like u, thank u for our serves

  • Larry Pinkerton

    People entertain angels and not know it!!amen

  • elliot

    I agree! An amazing moment both of you provided for us all! I wish all the best with finding him, I would also throughly enjoy another version.

  • Lorbee

    I believe that sometime it is actually the Lord you have met. Just in a different form.

  • Lorbee

    PS there are no coincidences. God knew your heart was hurting that day. You landed in that very place where this homeless man appeared to have aimlessly wandered and I really don’t believe that was coincidental. But if you live my life you see that there are situations that you could never have fashioned as perfectly as He has. “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unaware.” Danny was sent to make a difference in your life.

  • Anna D

    I was just going to ask where I could purchase that version with Danny… The both of you were amazing together!!! Wish you could market the remix… It speaks to me!!! God bless!!! Continue what you do ๐Ÿ™‚

  • jrvicoy

    Amen, Truly God is Amazing. Thank You Danny. Thank you Lord God.

  • karen

    This made my heart feel so special , Danny you are special and god knows this

  • Pebbbs

    We call them Angels in Overcoats and they are the pieces of the world that complete us โ™ฅ

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  • Kennet

    Just heard one creater amaing guys 100% support !

  • Tejvinder Jutley

    danny found you once an im sure when that moment is right he will find you again this video lead me to your page… and hopefully when you next see danny he isnt on the streets.. a man with such a soulful voice an genuwine heart should not be left in the cold in park benches,,, so when u do see an u will plss dont let him go back to that park bench

    one love

    teto

  • Maggi

    An amazing and inspirational story… hope you cross paths again someday!

  • Darla Calia

    HALLEUJAH Danny!!! For you have provided SO MUCH to SO MANY!! <3

  • Arvid Sweden

    where is the complete video? not the phone version?

  • Tina Flyy

    Carlos & Danny if you see this or hear of it.
    I just got off work and was checking fb and a friend posted your session. I instantly started crying and thanking Yahweh. I am going through a horrible storm in my life right now and the stronger my walk gets the busier the enemy tries with no success as our Father has me. Without all the detail I just wanted to say thank you for your ministry and thank you Father for your vessel in my time of need.
    Amen

  • homeworkn2

    It brought tears and smiles. This is how it is supposed to be. His presence was so alive. We all need to know God and we never should judge if one knows HIM by his dress or living situation. This was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. EVER.

  • Tryna M Merriman

    I first saw this video a year, maybe two , ago. It so touched me, that I have come back to watch it often. God bless Danny ………wherever he may be. I pray he can get off of the streets someday.

  • Nyctitropist

    Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. – Hebrews 13:2

  • Susan

    Blessed are the men of the Lord

  • Jim Fuller

    It never ceases to amaze me as to how God works. How he works within our hearts and souls so that we may at some point bless others with the same things that he has Blessed us with. But isn’t that what it is all about, Paying it forward. Danny, I don’t no if you will ever see this but, I just want to let you know that I was Blessed watching and listening to you in this video. Thank you and may God Bless You. Not forgetting you either Los. Thank you

  • Yvonnette Macalagh-Kobo

    Hallelujah is the highest praise! This was amazing. You can feel the Holy Spirit move within you

  • Damien

    Thank you to all who have wished me well.
    I have been meeting with a veterans group & now I am involved with a military organization that helps veterans get substance abuse help, get back to school, learn a trade & find them housing. It has helped me beyond expectations.

    I still have some demons from Iraq but in time, I WILL manage them without too much thought.

    Again, Thank you all for the kind postings & may God Bless all of you.

  • Bobby

    That was awesome

  • Chrisan

    Hi… I am from a little place called New Zealand, I saw this video by a shared clip via fb… I have read the messages left here and what a blessing it is to know that Danny has touched so many with his voice, words and sincerity… Priceless from a man from the streets, this man with nothing has given so much to many… An angel is not meant to be found they are meant to save hearts, lives and souls…and this he has certainly done, I hope this has lightened the worried minds out there… I am sure he is still sharing his praises where ever he is now ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Stacey

    Maybe Danny was an Angel ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t stop watching the video, I was clearly a Rastafarian in a former life!

  • joshua

    Danny if you ever get the chance to read this I want to say thank you for your relationship with Jesus it has inspired thousands maybe even millions…as I write this now the presence of God is so strong around me comforting me…i am so honored that you are my brother in Christ and if we never meet here on this earth in this age…i know I will meet you standing before our Holy father….hallelujah is the highest praise! Keep on treking my brother and I’ll see you in heaven.