The 40th Annual GMA “Dove Awards” were held last night to congratulate all the top singers and songwriters in Christian music.  I wish I had more than just basic cable so I could have watched it online.  Oh well.  If you were like me or just missed it, you can view the list of winners by clicking here.  What I wanted to share with you was the song that won “Song of the Year.”  It is by the artist who also won “Male Vocalist of the Year,” Brandon Heath.  The song is “Give Me Your Eyes.”  I just heard it for the first time today (an unfortunate side-effect from living in New Hampshire, where there aren’t many Christian music radio stations).  Check it out below.  I’d love to know what you think.  Personally, I love it, and I think it’s a great prayer for us to ask God.

(For some reason, it won’t play from here, but you can click it to head to YouTube and watch it.)

If you don’t see the lyrics below, click “keep reading.”

Here are the lyrics:

Look down from a broken sky
Traced out by the city lights
My world from a mile high
Best seat in the house tonight

Touch down on the cold black top
Hold on for the sudden stop
Breath in the familiar shock
Of confusion and chaos

All those people going somewhere
Why have I never cared

Give me your eyes for just one second
Give me your eyes so I can see
Everything that I keep missing
Give me your love for humanity
Give me your arms for the broken hearted
The ones that are far beyond my reach
Give me you heart for the ones forgotten
Give me your eyes so I can see

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah

Step out on a busy street
See a girl and our eyes meet
Does her best to smile at me
To hide what’s underneath

There’s a man just to her right
Black suit and a bright red tie
Too ashamed to tell his wife
He’s out of work, He’s buying time

I’ve been here a million times
A couple of million eyes
Just move and pass me by
I swear I never thought that I was wrong
I need a second glance
Give me a second chance

To see the way you’ve seen the people all along

[Give Me Your Eyes Lyrics on]

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