Show Me

Album: Once Again (2006)
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  • Oh... oh...
    I realize as I lay down to sleep, we haven't spoke in weeks
    So many things that I'd like to know...
    Come have a talk with me
    I need a sign, something I can see
    Why all the mystery?
    I try not to fall for make-believe, but what is reality?

    Where do we go, what do we know?
    Life has to have a meaning
    Show me the light, show me the way
    Show that you're listening
    Show me, that you love me
    Show me that you walk with me
    Hopefully, just above me, heaven's watchin' over me

    Guess it's funny how I say thanks to you for all you've given me
    Sometimes the price of what you gave to me,
    I can't stop questioning
    Oh God of love, peace, and mercy, why so much suffering?
    I pray for the world, it gets worse to me
    Wonder if you're listening...

    When people go, why do they go?
    Why don't you choose me?
    But someday I'll know that I'm gonna go
    I hope you're waiting for me

    Show me that you love me
    Show me that you walk with me
    Hopefully, just above me, heaven's watching over me
    Oh...

    Show me... Oh... Oh... Show me...

    Maybe we'll talk some other night
    Right now I'll take it easy
    Won't spend my time waiting to die
    Enjoy the life I'm living

    Show me that you love me
    Show me that you walk with me
    Hopefully, just above me, heaven's watching over me
    Oh...

    Show me that you love me
    Show me that you walk with me
    Hopefully, just above me, heaven's watching over me
    Oh... Writer/s: ESTELLE SWARAY, JOHN LEGEND, RAPHAEL SAADIQ, ROBERT BACON
    Publisher: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Nikki from Chicago, IlJohn Legend started the "Show Me Campaign" after being motivated and inspired by Jeffrey Sachs' book "The End of Poverty". JThe song "Show Me" charts a conversation with God about the State of the world and the individual's place in it. The simple things form the founding principles for the "Show Me Campaign" which was launched as a platform to contribute to the betterment of the world.

    The mission of the "Show Me Campaign" is to fight economic and spiritual poverty through fostering sustainable development (personal, social, educational, economic) at the individual, family and small community levels. The Show Me Campaign is a grassroot movement that engages all of its participants as agents of transformative change from the bottom up.

    The Show Me Campaign operates from a basic principle of thoughtful action versus mere words and calls on all of us to commit to making a difference in this world. We see power of individuals working in concert toward tangible ends and believe that we all have responsibilities to address the issues that imperil our collective human future.
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