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​Two Weeks In Africa

This song is by Caedmon's Call and appears on the album Overdressed (2007).

From Johannesburg to Cape Town, the plane had barely touched down
She was taking photos for the friends back home
This was where she had always felt her heart belonged
She was finally here, the sky was bright and clear

Two weeks
And we all can feel the calling
Two weeks
To make the world a little smaller
So a girl got on a plane for two weeks in Africa

Johannesburg to Houston she came home on a mountain
But school was starting, things kept moving on
Before you knew it seven years had gone
She found a picture of her standing smiling,
Arms around the starving kids she swore to not forget
She swore to not forget

Two weeks
And we all can feel the calling
Two weeks
To make the world a little smaller
So a girl got on a plane for two weeks in Africa

And if we follow our dear sun to where the shores are not familiar…

Faces turn to numbers, numbers fall like manna from the sky
Why, oh why, oh Father, why?

One village in Malawi now has water running pure and clean
One church alive in Kenya's full of truth and love and medicine
We put the walls up but Jesus keeps 'em standin'
He doesn't need us, but He lets us put our hands in
So we can see His love is bigger than you and me

Two weeks
And we all can feel the calling
Two weeks
To make the world a little smaller
So a girl got on a plane for two weeks in Africa