“the one”

if i see one more light that’s fading

hear about one more broken dream

pray for just one more faith that’s dying

it’s one too many

and if i see one more child walking

just one more mile for water

if i wait one more minute longer

it’s one too many

when i think of what could be

if we let our hearts believe

that it takes just one

just one could turn this all around

and if we’re living history

how will they think of you and me

if it takes just one, just one

what if, what if, what if i’m the one?

it takes one, takes one, one

it takes one, takes one, one

it takes one, takes one

if i hear one more widow crying

’cause there’s no one by her side

and if i see one more family breaking

it’s one too many

if there’s one thing that i’m sure of

if there’s one thing that i know

you could be one in a sea of faces

or you could be one more chance for hope

when i think of what could be

if we let our hearts believe

that it takes just one

just one could turn this all around

and if we’re living history

how will they think of you and me

if it takes just one, just one

what if, what if, what if i’m the one?

i see a nation without any walls

a beautiful haven for one and for all

i see a day when people are free

when shackles are broken and fall to the street

a voice, a cry, call out from on high

the first one of many, go lay down your life

when i think of what could be

if we let our hearts believe

that it takes just one

just one could turn this all around

and if we’re living history

how will they think of you and me

if it takes just one, just one

what if, what if, what if i’m the one?

it takes one, takes one, one

(what if you’re the one)

it takes one, takes one, one

it takes one, takes one

(what if i’m the one)

it takes one, takes one, one

(what if you’re the one)

it takes one, takes one, one

it takes one, takes one