Universal Child

by tamarjacobson

My Christmas wish for all of us (via Annie Lennox). Heard this today on the way to work (bought the CD at Starbucks):

How many mountains must you face before you learn to climb.
I'm gonna give you what it takes, My Universal Child.

I'm gonna try to find a way to keep you safe from harm.
I'm gonna be a special place, a shelter from the storm.
And I can see you, you're everywhere, your portrait fills the sky.
I'm gonna wrap my arms around you, My Universal Child.

And when I look into your eyes, so innocent and pure.
I see the shadow of the things, that you've had to endure.
I see the tracks of every tear that ran ran down your face.
I see the hurt, I see the pain, I see the human race.
I can feel you, you're everywhere, shining like the sun.
And I wished to god that kids like you could be like everyone.

How many tumbles must it take before you learn to fly.
I'm going to help you spread your wings, My Universal Child.
I'm gonna help you find a way to keep you safe from harm

We're gonna build a special place a shelter from the storm

I can feel you you're everywhere shining like the sun.
And I wished to god that kids like you could be like everyone.