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Martina McBride - In My Daughter's Eyes Lyrics

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TitleIn My Daughter's Eyes
ArtistMartina McBride
AlbumMartina [2003], Track 9
My Heart [2005], Track 5
Music From The Breeze [2009]
album from the compilation series The Breeze Fm (New Zealand) [2010], Track 15
Hits And More [2012], Track 14
The Essential Martina McBride [2012], Track 5 Disc 2
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Song lyrics
In my daughter's eyes I am a hero
I am strong and wise, and I know no fear
But the truth is plain to see
She was sent to rescue me
I see who I want to be
In my daughter's eyes

In my daughter's eyes
Everyone is equal
Darkness turns to light
And the world is at peace
This miracle God gave to me
Gives me strength when I am weak
I find reason to believe
In my daughter's eyes

And when she wraps her hand around my finger
Oh, it puts a smile in my heart
Everything becomes a little clearer
I realize what life is all about
It's hanging on when your heart
Has had enough
It's giving more when you feel like giving up
I've seen the light
It's in my daughter's eyes

In my daughter's eyes
I can see the future
A reflection of who I am
And what will be
And though she'll grow and someday leave
Maybe raise a family
When I'm gone I hope you see
How happy she made me
For I'll be there
In my daughter's eyes
submitted by Julie
corrected by baby_gurl_4life on November 22nd, 2004
written by Slater, James T.
copyright with Lyrics © Chrysalis One Music, Emi Music Publishing

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0 likes - like | 28-04-2008 20:33 Binky22 
3 posts
This song is means so much to me, however it is also very hard for me to hear. I made a cd of father daughter songs for my dad, and I found "I Loved Her First" by heartland. When I played it for my mom, who was in the hospital, she started crying and then she was said "we need a song" After that I started searching for one all over the place and I found this one. I played it for her and she started crying again because she said it was so beautiful. She said that it was perfect and we decided that it would be our song. About two weeks later she passed away. I had never seen it coming and was completely devastated. My mom and I used to spend the entire day together and she was my best friend. When we had her funeral, my friend helped me put together a power point presentation full of pictures. Each category of pictures had a particular song, and for the section of pictures of me and her, we played that song. Now every time I her that song I am reduced to tears. I used to dream about how we would plan my wedding together one day, and now she isn't even going to be with me at my high school graduation. One of the greatest compliments that I cherish the most, is when people tell me that I am just like my mom. She was such an amazing woman, she was my inspiration, hero, and my role model.
0 likes - like | 11-03-2006 02:33 thebrokensmile 
23 posts
I adore this song. Mothers everywhere can relate to it because their daughters are their reflections of everything they have taught, been taught, want, and wanted.

I love this song because it shows just how much someone can love their daughters. I don't like country music, but I will listen to Martina. She's a great songwriter and has an amazing voice.

I hope one day, if I have a daughter, she knows I love her as much as Martina loves her little ones.
0 likes - like | 01-02-2006 02:15 FiVEWiSHES 
197 posts
it reminds me so much of my mom .. i love my mom, and every time i listen to this song, i cry!
0 likes - like | 17-10-2005 00:58 spitzysunshine 
60 posts
omg, this song is so nice, but also kind of sad dunno why? martina has very many great songs, and her lyrics is very emotional Cute=)
0 likes - like | 23-07-2005 20:16 jesussaves318 
15 posts
well my sister recently had a daughter my beautiful neice isabella she dedicated this song to her and every time i hear this song and concrete angel<-- which my bff can relate to thankfully she didnt die i and i like a baby and her song how far now thats a good song but this one of all is my favorite she is my fav female country artist
0 likes - like | 28-05-2005 03:53 TitanicObsessed 
2 posts
This song makes me cry to no end! I love it so much!
0 likes - like | 17-03-2005 03:35 Rakell 
4 posts
I believe that this song is an athem for mothers, that you should be able to see yourself in you daughters eyes, and they people will see you in her when you're gone. It what every mother wants and strives for. Trust me I know. People used to tell me i look just like my mom, now they say that my daughter looks like me.
0 likes - like | 19-11-2004 03:32 volcome_babe 
10 posts
i love this song. it is so sad! everytime it cums on mah mom will turn up the radio really lound and then tell me that this is her song for me and that im growing up so fast and then she starts to cry and this is the song that me and mah mom danced to at mah moms wedding. and now everytime i hear it i start to cry!!! but this is such a great song and i love martina
0 likes - like | 21-09-2004 14:07 Beaner_Bailey 
1 posts
What an amazing song, and the delivery by Martina is extraordinary. I first heard this last night on my way home from work after a 13 hour day. Emotions then flooded over me because of the love I have for my two daughters, 18 and 20; I just cried such wonderful tears of love and joy.
0 likes - like | 02-09-2004 15:21 RokDrumrChik 
3 posts
my mom printed off the lyrics to this song for me and gave it to me for christmas. i'm her only child and i'm growing up she says *sniff sniff* but - it's hanging on my wall now and i see it the song - not really into country but i really like martina - she's a talented lady!
0 likes - like | 15-06-2004 21:52 Aneysha324 
1 posts
Wow.. I Love This Song Soooo Much.. This Was The Song That My Daddy And I Danced To At My Quincenera Just Last March.. Good Times.. Everytime I Listen To It.. It Still Makes Me Cry
0 likes - like | 14-06-2004 06:00 Freek_a_Leek 
1,346 posts
This song always makes me cry. I dont know why, it just does. I love it though. Its a great song, Martina's one of my favorite female artists.
0 likes - like | 14-06-2004 05:14 biggest_blonde 
19 posts
i love this song! its so sweet it made me cry !
i love martina! GO GURLIE!
0 likes - like | 04-05-2004 17:31 Stuck_In_School 
4 posts
Aww this song is really sad. I love Martina, every one of her songs is special and emotional. She's my favorite counrty (female) singer. I have to say that concrete angel is my favorite song of hers tho.
0 likes - like | 04-05-2004 16:04 cutie88 
3 posts
One of my friends have a daughter and she listened to this song and started crying.