The City of Promise

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Sometimes, it's important to examine what you're chasing. Maybe, it's an illusion that keeps you from appreciating the things that really matter, such as faith and love.

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Well Chris, he was looking for a new life he could live • So he built a boat and headed to the West • With his pockets full of nothing and his head all full of dreams • Nobody could have stopped him as he drove into the sea

And with a mighty roar the ocean yelled, “Are you ready boy?” • And chris replied, “Is that the best that you can do?” • So for forty days and forty nights, Chris was battered to and fro • Till finally the tiny ship couldn’t stand the heavy blows

So overboard the captain went into the deep below • Where a mighty fish swallowed him and then spat him out on the shore • “Is this my new world?” Chris exclaimed with some surprise • For a city grew before him and behind him loomed grey skies

I was hoping for some mountains, a forest and a stream • But all I’ve got is concrete and a world of broken dreams • Then chris realized something we all should come to know • Sometimes what you got is the best thing that there is

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from The City of Promise, released October 2, 2010

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