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Garth Brooks – Unanswered Prayers lyrics
Just the other night at a hometown football game
My wife and I ran into my old high school flame
And as I introduced them the past came back to me
And I couldn't help but think of the way things used to be

She was the one that I'd wanted for all times
And each night I'd spend prayin' that God would make her mine
And if he'd only grant me this wish I wished back then
I'd never ask for anything again

Sometimes I thank God for unanswered prayers
Remember when you're talkin' to the man upstairs
That just because he doesn't answer doesn't mean he don't care
Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers

She wasn't quite the angel that I remembered in my dreams
And I could tell that time had changed me
In her eyes too it seemed
We tried to talk about the old days
There wasn't much we could recall
I guess the Lord knows what he's doin' after all

And as she walked away and I looked at my wife
And then and there I thanked the good Lord
For the gifts in my life

Sometimes I thank God for unanswered prayers
Remember when you're talkin' to the man upstairs
That just because he may not answer doesn't mean he don't care
Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers

Some of God's greatest gifts are all too often unanswered...
Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers
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    Rachael Kennedy
    I always thought this song was about the guy wondering what would have happened had me married his childhood / teenage sweetheart .. it goes on to say he bumped Into her years later (after both broken up and moved on) and he realised she wasnt the same person and neither was he anymore and neither did they have much in common ... she couldnt even remember much from those years together ...
    hence the verse ... "as she walked away I looked at my wife and in there I thank the good lord for the gifts in my life .. " meaning he knew they werent meant to be the ex and him and hes glad that they didnt work out -- and the song resonates with all of us basically telling us well it sucks when ya dont work out / break up but theres always a reason for it even when ya cant see it at the time (and goes for love life / life or career too) theres always a reason things happen even if ya not religious -- trust ya gut theres a reason why it doesnt!
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      I always thought this song was about the guy wondering what would have happened had me married his... Read more →

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