Oh My God

Album: Good Monsters (2006)
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  • Oh, my God, look around this place
    Your fingers reach around the bone
    You set the break and set the tone
    Flights of grace and future falls
    In present pain, all fools say, "Oh, my God"

    Oh, my God, why are we so afraid?
    We make it worse when we don't bleed
    There is no cure for our disease
    Turn a phrase and rise again
    Or fake your death and only tell
    Your closest friends, oh, my God

    Oh, my God, can I complain?
    You take away my firm belief
    And graft my soul upon your grief
    Weddings, boats and alibis
    All drift away and a mother cries

    Liars and fools, sons and failures
    Thieves will always say
    Lost and found, ailing wanderers
    Healers always say

    Whores and angels, men with problems
    Leavers always say
    Broken hearted, separated
    Orphans always say

    War creators, racial haters
    Preachers always say
    Distant fathers, fallen warriors
    Givers always say

    Pilgrim saints, lonely widows
    Users always say
    Fearful mothers, watchful doubters
    Saviors always say

    Sometimes I can not forgive
    These days mercy cuts so deep
    If the world was how it should be
    Maybe I could get some sleep

    While I lay, I'd dream we're better
    Scales were gone and faces lighter
    When we wake, we hate our brother
    We still move to hurt each other

    Sometimes I can close my eyes
    And all the fear that keeps me silent
    Falls below my heavy breathing
    What makes me so badly bent?

    We all have a chance to murder
    We all have the need for wonder
    We still want to be reminded
    That the pain is worth the plunder

    Sometimes when I lose my grip
    I wonder what to make of Heaven
    All the times I thought to reach up
    All the times I had to give up

    Babies underneath their beds
    Hospitals that cannot treat them
    All the wounds that money causes
    All the comforts of cathedrals

    All the cries of thirsty children
    This is our inheritance
    All the rage of watching mothers
    This is our greatest offense

    Oh, my God
    Oh, my God
    Oh, my God
    Writer/s: CHARLIE LOWELL, DAN HASELTINE, MATT ODMARK, STEPHEN DANIEL MASON
    Publisher: CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP, Capitol CMG Publishing, Songtrust Ave, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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