The Mountain

Album: Spirals Vol 1 – Not a Straight Line to be Found (2020)
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  • Everybodyʼs feeling out there on a limb
    Running from the devil at the will of the wind
    Stranded in a jungle, lives are on the line
    Overwhelmed by everything
    And just not enough time

    But you canʼt look at the mountain
    When youʼre reaching for the sky
    You canʼt look at the mountain
    Itʼs always up too high
    Casts a mighty shadow
    Lets no light into your eyes
    When all youʼve got is faith to fly

    Donʼt look at the mountain
    Or you wonʼt make the climb

    Far too many frantic stretched out way too thin
    Tryin’ to stay above the water
    It’s always sink or swim
    Feelin’ too much pressure
    No one wants to drown
    But it does no good to worry
    On the way to higher ground

    So you don’t look at the mountain
    When youʼre reaching for the sky
    The only way to do it
    Is one day at a time
    It casts a mighty shadow
    Lets no light into your eyes
    When all youʼve got is faith to fly

    Donʼt look at the mountain
    When youʼre reaching for the sky

    If you think too long
    You can talk yourself out of anything
    If you think too long
    You can talk yourself out of anything
    If you think too long
    You can talk yourself out of anything

    So you donʼt look at the mountain
    When you're reaching for the sky
    It casts a mighty shadow
    Lets no light into your eyes
    The only way to do it
    One day at at time
    No donʼt look at the mountain
    When youʼre reaching for the sky

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