The Orphan Chords (Transposable):

 
Intro
Am G/B F Dm Am G/B C

Verse 1
Am G/B
Maybe I push when I'm meant to be still,
F Dm C D
Maybe I take it all too personal.
Am G/B C
Jesus, how to reconcile?
Am G/B
The joyful noise, the ancient land,
F Dm C D
The tug from some invisible hand,
Am
The dying mother
G/B D Gb F G F
Weaving bulrushes along the Nile.

Chorus 1
C G Am
Float her basket over the sea.
F
Here on a barren shore
G C
We'll be waiting for a tailwind
G Am
To carry her an orphans cry.
F G
Don't you worry, child, I wrote a lullaby.

Verse 2
Am G/B
I try to settle, but I just pass through.
F Dm C D Am
A rain dog, a gypsy, a wand'ring Jew.
G/B C
All those homes were not ours.
Am G/B
Then I slept one night in Abraham's field
F Dm Am
And dreamt there was no moon the night he died
G D Gb F G F
Counting stars. Selah.

Bridge
Gsus G Am G
Building you a home,
Am
Building you a home,
G
Building you a home.
D Gb
We're building you a home.
F
Selah.

Chorus 2
C G Am
Float her basket over the sea,
F
Here on a barren shore
G C
We'll be waiting for a tailwind
G Am
To bring us your sweet cry.
F
Don't you worry, child.
G
I'm gonna sing you a lullaby.

Ending
Gsus G Am G/B F Dm C D Am G/B C