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Bound at every limb by my shackles of fear
Sealed with lies through so many tears
Lost from within, pursuing the end
I fight for the chance to be lied to again

You will never be strong enough
You will never be good enough
You were never conceived in love
You will not rise above

They'll never see
I'll never be
I struggle on and on to feed this hunger
Burning deep inside of me

But through my tears breaks a blinding light
Birthing a dawn to this endless night
Arms outstretched, awaiting me
An open embrace upon a bleeding tree

Rest in me and I'll comfort you
I have lived and I died for you
Abide in me and I vow to you
I will never forsake you

They'll never see
I'll never be
I struggle on and on to feed this hunger
Burning deep inside of me
They'll never see
I'll never be
I struggle on and on to feed this hunger
Burning deep inside of me

Rest in me and I'll comfort you
I have lived and I died for you
Abide in me and I vow to you
I will never forsake you

They'll never see
I'll never be
I struggle on and on to feed this hunger
Burning deep inside of me



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  • arwensage
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    arwensageDec 22, 2008 at 8:32 am
    people always told her that she never could. would never be strong enough. so, eventually, she started telling herself that. and, over time, it just started breaking her. thats what i THINK it means...
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    Just_EdSep 5, 2010 at 11:06 pm
    The words are about the saving power of Christ. This world says whoever wrote the lyrics (dont assume it was Amy) will never be good enough and that becomes the "shackles of fear". The author struggles to feed the hunger that is "burning deep inside of me". We all have that hunger and know exactly what is meant. Christ offers the answer with "arms outstretched" on a "bleeding tree", the cross. Abide in Him and He vows "never to forsake you".
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    dancefreak2013Mar 17, 2010 at 8:14 pm
    this song is sooo awesome. the beginning is really cool. and yes, i agree. i think it means people told her she wasnt good enough for what she was striving for (her hunger) but she KNOWS she can.
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    Kiery_016Mar 24, 2009 at 2:53 am
    no matter how much she struggles she was always with that person who kept saying that she'll never do this or that in the end she says they will never see her struggle with her hunger I think?

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