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They can say anything they want to say
Try to bring me down
But I will not allow
Anyone to succeed
Hanging clouds over me
And they can try hard to make me feel
That I don't matter at all
But I refuse to fall
Doing what I believe
Or lose faith in my dreams

CHORUS:
'Cause there's a light in me
That shines brightly
They can try
But they can't take that away from me
From me

Oh no, no ,no, no, no, no, no, no, no
They.......Oh
They, they can't do anything they want to you
Lf you let them in
But they won't ever win
If you cling to your pride
And just push them aside
See
I, i have learned there's an inner peace I own
Something in my soul
That they cannot possess
So I won't be afraid
And the darkness will fade

'Cause there there's a light in me
That shines brightly
They can try
But they can't take that away from me

No oh...
They can't take this
Precious love
I'll always have inside me
Certainly the Lord will guide me
Where I need to go

Oh....

They can't say anything they want to say
Try to bring me down
But I won't face the ground
I will rise steadily
Sailing out of their reach

Oh Lord
They do try hard to make me feel
That I don't matter at all
But I refuse to fall
Doing what I believe
Or lose faith in my dreams

'Cause there's a light in me that shines brightly
Hey... hey...
They can try
But they can't take that away from me



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    UnregisteredApr 15, 2012 at 6:32 am
    Always be strong! Face all challenges and trials in life. Everyone has rights to live successfully. Never loose hope to reach your dreams because tomorrow is another day for another life to live.
  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 25, 2012 at 11:29 pm
    This song motivates me to stand still and be strong. When life seems to be full of trials. Just remember god won't give you heavy loads that u can't carry through your shoulder.
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 5:16 am
    Only you can knows who you really are, no one has the right to tell you what you must be, because you are unique and special in every way..
    Don't let harsh criticisms bring you down, instead face each them with confidence... For soon enough they will become your strengths..
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    UnregisteredJun 13, 2012 at 8:24 am
    Very meaningful in lots of different circumstances to lots of different people. These lyrics relate to anyone needing to get their self esteem back! She reminds us that self esteem is self esteem, don't allow anyone to take it away from you!
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    UnregisteredMay 6, 2012 at 5:45 am
    It's an empowering song that show how no matter what people say you cant let them pull u down cause all peoplewant to do is watch you fall

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