My Own Little World

Album: The Story of Your Life (2010)
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  • In my own little world it hardly ever rains
    I've never gone hungry or always felt safe
    I got some money in my pocket shoes on my feet
    In my own little world
    Population me

    I try to stay awake 'til the Sunday morning church
    I throw a twenty in the plate but I never give 'til it hurts
    And I turn off the news when I don't like what I see
    Yeah it's easy to do when it's
    Population me

    What if there's a bigger picture
    What if I'm missing out
    What if there's a greater purpose
    I could be living right now

    Outside my own little world
    Stopped at a red light, looked out my window
    I saw a carboard sign, said 'Help this homeless widow'
    Just above this sign was the face of a human
    I thought to myself, 'God, what have I been doing?'

    So I rolled down my window and I looked her in the eye
    Oh how many times have I just passed her by
    I gave her some money then I drove on through
    In my own little world there's
    Population two

    What if there's a bigger picture
    What if I'm missing out
    What if there's a greater purpose
    I could be living right now
    Outside my own little world
    Ooh, my own little world
    Ooh

    Whoa, whoa, whoa
    Yeah, yeah

    I'm going to break my heart for what breaks Yours
    Give me open hands and open doors
    Put Your light in my eyes and let me see
    That my own little world is not about me

    What if there's a bigger picture
    What if I'm missing out
    What if there's a greater purpose
    That I could be living right now
    I don't wanna miss what matters
    I wanna be reaching out
    Show me the greater purpose
    So I can start living right now
    Outside my own little world, ooh
    My own little world, yeah
    My own little world, ooh Writer/s: MATTHEW JOSEPH WEST, MATTHEW WEST
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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  • Mike from Norwalk, CtThis song makes me think of how being a Christian should really be. We are so comfortable in church and with our friends and family we forget what true Christianity is all about. Its beyond our own little world.
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