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A War With The Mirror

Looking in is a girl lacking confidence
Just one glance and I'm losing my way
Will they see me as I see myself now?
Will they recognize the me I want to be?

I don't want to go by anyone's design
I don't want to live life following a sign

What to wear
What to eat
Where to place my feet
I'm here, but I'm fighting
A war with the mirror

As they watch me
I close up and keep to myself
Going through motions
Like a lone book on a shelf
I'm noticing things up close for the first time
Daring to come to the surface
Let go, let God be divine

Others try to control me
But I won't let them stand in my way

What to wear
What to eat
Where to place my feet
I'm here, but I'm fighting
A war with the mirror

They tell me a girl should look like that
But their measly opinions simply aren't fact
How I view myself is more important than anything they could ever say

Standing there is a girl, bold and brave
She matches my smile, unwavering
How can I doubt when there's so much faith drowning it out?

What to wear
What to eat
These voices can no longer compete
I'm here, but I'm winning
A war with the mirror




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