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SURRENDER
Kevin and Rebecca Sakaki / Mary Gauthier

Alone and stranded on the dark side
There were no stars at night
My hatred and my anger
Blocked every ray of light
I couldn’t find my compass
I was lost in the abyss
There were no rights or wrongs down there
Only emptiness and
No surrender, no surrender

I don’t know how you found me there
I don’t know what you saw
I thought I was invisible
Another prisoner of the war
It was death before dishonor
It was fight and die in place
It was head high in the battle
No expression on my face and
No surrender, no surrender

Your love is stronger than the hate and the horror inside me
I look at you and know the kind of man I long to be
You came to me a sunrise
Through the black through the cold
You took my hand and walked with me
Through hell and brought me home and
I surrender, I surrender

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from SW​:​S Retreat - November 2015, released January 27, 2016
© 2015 Mary Gauthier Songs/ SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)

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Founded by Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Darden Smith and Mary Judd, SongwritingWith:Soldiers is a non-profit 501c (3) organization.

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