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So many things to do and say
But I can't seem to find my way

But I wanna know how
I know I'm
Meant for something else
But first I gotta find myself
But I
Don't know how
Oh, why do I reach for the stars
When I don't have wings
To
Carry me that far?
I gotta have roots before branches
To know who I am

Before I know who I wanna be
And faith to take chances

To live like I see
A place in
This world for me
Sometimes I don't wanna feel
And forget the pain is real

Put my head in the clouds
Oh, start to run and then
I fall
Thinkin' I can get it all without my feet on the ground
There's always a seed before
There's a rose
The more that it rains the more I will grow

Gotta have roots before branches
To know who I am before I know
Who I
Wanna be
And faith to take chances to live
Like I see
A place in this world for me

Whatever comes I know how to take it
Learn to be strong I won't have to fake it
Oh, you're
Understandin' Oh,
The wind can come and do it's best
Blow me North and South,
East and West
But I'll still be
Standing, I'll be standing

I gotta have roots before branches
To know who I am before I know who I
Gonna be And faith
To take chances to live like I see
A place in this world

I gotta have roots before branches
To know who I am before I know
Who I wanna be And
Faith to take chances to live like I see
A place in this world for me

I gotta have roots before branches



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    UnregisteredJun 1, 2012 at 5:30 am
    I am a girl who's about to enter my last year in high school. Seniors, when i think about this the first thing that comes to my mind is preparation for college. In my case i still don't know what i want. This song gave me an insight in life, that you shouldn't be afraid to try and experience new things. To take chances and follow your dreams.never let anyone or anything to be a hindrance on pursuing your dreams.
    Whenever i hear this song i always remind myself that you gotta have roots before branches. Which means in life you'll experience things that would make you wanna give up, but take courage for god has conquer the world. And he will always be there in every step that we take. A mountain is no higher than your confidence because it will be under your feet when you reach tha top.
    Roots before branches, failure before success.
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    UnregisteredJun 1, 2012 at 5:27 am
    I am a girl who's about to enter my last year in high school. Seniors, when i think about this the first thing that comes to my mind is preparation for college. In my case i still don't know what i want. This song gave me an insight in life, that you shouldn't be afraid to try and experience new things. To take chances and follow your dreams.never let anyone or anything to be a hindrance on pursuing your dreams. Whenever i hear this song i always remind myself that you gotta have roots before branches. Which means in life you'll experience things that would make you wanna give up, but take courage for god has conquer the world. And he will always be there in every step that we take. A mountain is no higher than your confidence because it will be under your feet when you reach tha top. Roots before branches, failure before success.
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    UnregisteredMay 20, 2012 at 6:31 pm
    [rachel:]
    So many things
    To do and say
    But i can't seem
    To find my way
    But i wanna know how
    I know
    I'm meant
    For something else
    But first
    I gotta find myself
    But i don't know how

    [rachel with finn harmonizing:]
    Oh, why do
    I reach for the stars
    When i don't have wings
    To carry me that far?

    [rachel with finn:]
    I gotta have
    Roots before branches
    To know who i am
    Before i know
    Who i wanna be
    And faith
    To take chances
    To live like i see
    A place in this world
    For me

    [rachel (finn):]
    Sometimes
    I don't wanna feel
    (sometimes
    I don't wanna feel)

    And forget the pain
    Is real
    (and forget the pain
    Is real)

    Put my head
    In the clouds

    Oh, start to run
    And then i fall
    (start to run
    And then i fall)

    Seein'
    I can't get it all
    Without my feet
    On the ground
    (seein'
    I can't get it all
    Without my feet
    On the ground)

    [rachel:]
    There's always a seed
    Before there's a rose
    The more that it rains
    The more i will grow

    [rachel with finn:]
    I gotta have
    Roots before branches
    To know who i am
    Before i know
    Who i wanna be
    And faith
    To take chances
    To live like i see
    A place in this world
    For me

    [rachel:]
    Whatever comes
    I know how to take it
    Learn to be strong
    I won't have to fake it
    Oh, you're understandin'
    Oh, but when you come
    And do it best
    There ain't nothin'
    To stoppin' east to west
    But i'll still
    Be standing
    I'll be standing

    [rachel & finn with new directions:]
    I gotta have
    Roots before branches
    To know who i am (to know who i am)
    Before i know
    Who i wanna be
    And faith
    To take chances
    To live like i see
    A place in this world

    I gotta have
    Roots before branches
    To know who i am
    Before i know
    Who i wanna be
    And faith

    [new directions:]
    To take chances
    To live like i see
    A place in this world
    For me

    [rachel:]
    I gotta have
    Roots before branches

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