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And you ask me what I want this year
And I try to make this kind and clear
Just a chance that maybe we'll find better days
'cause I don't need boxes wrapped in strings
And desire and love and empty things
Just a chance that maybe we'll find better days

So take these words
And sing out loud
'cause everyone is forgiven now
'cause tonight's the night the world begins again

And it's someplace simple where we could live
And something only you can give
And that's faith and trust and peace while we're alive
And the one poor child that saved this world
And there's 10 million more who probably could
If we all just stopped and said a prayer for them

So take these words
And sing out loud
'cause everyone is forgiven now
'cause tonight's the night the world begins again

I wish everyone was loved tonight
And somehow stop this endless fight
Just a chance that maybe we'll find better days

So take these words
And sing out loud
'cause everyone is forgiven now
'cause tonight's the night the world begins again
'cause tonight's the night the world begins again



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    UnregisteredAug 8, 2012 at 1:53 am
    Well the 10 million more part probally means how we can all be as meaningful as christ was if we pray for them, that the world needs children of love to stand up
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    UnregisteredJun 23, 2012 at 4:13 pm
    The goo goo dolls are a significant and detrimental part of my life. On christmas eve of 2005 my life changed forever. I was five months pregnant with twin baby girls an was told neither of them would live yeets this damn intern kept giving me ultra sounds so i could see my babies moving around inside of me. I called him an evil bastard and to turn away. He said it was protocal and all i know is that inwas bleeding so badly after 25 hours of labor that finally i had to have the doctors save my life because i wod have died and i didnt csre if i did if one of those babies could live. Every person dr nurse were crying for me. And in the end i was placdd the maternity ward because therecwere no beds a available. I td my doctor i was not staying ome more day but i needed alot blood. I have an adopted daughter at home and i was not staying for christmas day. I really want to know why a wheelchair takes 45 minutes to arrive. I was down two pints of blood and anger makes for a pretty strong woman. Now here is where christmas begins. As i was waiting for my husband to pick me up and the receptionist gave a man fixing a coffee machine the plate of cookies. I asked him why he was not home with his family and in a kind oice said too me because this is my job. He then handed me a the plate of cookies and said i want to give you one of my gifts. He
    was giving me ome of his gifts. I cried then thinking of rvery single person who had to be admitted on this ight of all nights. The cookies were there for a reason and prrhpas the man fixing the machi e bad no where to go. I was the oldest of t kids a cookie was the
    ost beautiful gift i have ever recieved. So for someone to live someone had to die. When i got in the car better days was playing. I never had heard the song before so i just listened and john robbie and mike are part of the reason i did not die. I have since had 8 miscarrarriages and have seen the goos eight times. Something in my life wants
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    to stick around becuse i almost died of bacterial meningitis i am finally able to walk again l. The meningitis happened on christ
    as eve as well. The doctors told my husband i would not make it through the night so the family was called inblast rights were read. And apparently i quoted the apreamble the preamble to
    constitiution that i learned from america rock andgeorge washington was definately president, i woke up and was called a miracle. What

    Miracle i had to learn to walk again lost my hearing and
    part of my eyesight. I can walk again and so that is my better days story and i hope i dont die sgain this coming christmas bless
    nately
    up

    Yomg
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    UnregisteredDec 11, 2011 at 8:46 am
    Pray for peace!! Let's stop the
    hatred, and start forgiving,
    let's stop the
    pain, and start healing. Let's do this together
    and all will be much better!!!
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    UnregisteredNov 27, 2011 at 6:04 am
    I believe this song is about christ and his impact upon our world. It's a christmas song - my christmas song - has been since i first heard it. It's also an easter song - the world begins again - no matter the month. As far as the 10 million more children - we are all children of god and we number in the millions. This song means alot to me in many ways.
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    UnregisteredNov 14, 2011 at 1:38 pm
    In my opinion, this sing is about to change the world... Simply amazing..! Doesn't matter how they sing but how they wrote... And give meaning to this song.. ^^

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