From A Distance

Nanci Griffith

From a distance, the world looks blue and green
And the snow capped mountains white  
From a distance, the ocean meets the stream
 And the eagle takes to flight 
 From a distance, there is harmony
And it echoes through the land  
It's the voice of hope, it's the voice of peace
It's the voice of every man     

From a distance, we all have enough
And no one is in need
There are no guns, no bombs, no disease,
No hungry mouths to feed

From a distance, we are instruments
Marching in a common band
Playing songs of hope
Playing songs of peace
They're the songs of every man
  God is watching us, God is watching us,
  God is watching us, from a distance

From a distance, you look like my friend
Even though we are at war

From a distance, I can't comprehend
What all this war is for

From a distance, there is harmony
And it echoes through the land
It's the hope of hopes, it's the love of loves,
It's the heart of every man

  And God is watching us, God is watching us,
  God is watching us, from a distance
  Oh God is watching us, from a distance      

Words and music: Julie Gold
The Gospel Music Archive
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