One Flag, One People
By Lisa Dudley & Harry Moore

I really did have this amazing dream many years ago. I thought I was supposed to create a great foundation for world peace and music festivals to promote world peace.

I went to the United Nations. I spoke to politicians. I wore myself out believing I had this big job to do. It was Pastor Larry Moore from Faith Lutheran Church outside of Nashville who told me "if God wants this to happen, he’ll make it happen."

My mother said, "maybe you’re just supposed to write a song about it". So I did. Harry helped me write it. He dropped in the words, "nevermore to lose a son to war" and I was blown away by that line.

Lisa

I had a dream one beautiful morning
Just as the world was waking up
A dream of hope and understanding
In a reign of brotherhood and love
All the nations were celebrating
The greatest party the world had ever known
An end to war and all the fighting
And a flag of peace was finally, finally born

One flag, one people united of the earth

Children were laughing, mothers were crying
Nevermore to lose a son to war
Singing songs of grateful jubilation
Bells ringing out from shore to shore
There were millions of flags flying
Joining the seven seas
I’ve seen the truth, I’ve seen the future
The world in unity, I’ve seen

One flag, one people, united of the earth

Bridge:
And there was one blessed day of peace
One blessed year of peace
There was one thousand years of peace
United of the earth

And all the nations were celebrating
The greatest party the world had ever known
An end to war and all the fighting
And a flag of peace was finally, finally born

One flag, one people united of the earth

I saw, one flag, one people united of the earth

One Flag, One People
© 2001 Lisa Dudley
and Harry Moore

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