My decision can not be put off again
I see the right choice but my heart is filled with dread
It all seems backwards in my head, my head

I know it seems too wrong to be right
This way is so much harder to fight
But in the end I know it is true
This way is better, it's better for you

Choose a little pain and gain a life with joy
Accepting pleasure now will earn a life of pain
It all seems backwards in my head, my head

I know it seems too wrong to be right
This way is so much harder to fight
But in the end I know it is true
This way is better
It's better for you, for you

Sometimes I wonder why it's this way
When it's done the burden is gone
This discomfort will be taken away
As soon as it's over, it's over for me

I know it seems too wrong to be right
This way is so much harder to fight
But in the end I know it is true
This way is better
It's better for you, for you


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    General CommentWell, the main idea of this is pretty plainly stated, "choose a little pain and gain a life with joy/ accepting pleasure now will earn a life of pain..." On a basic level, being a Christian isn't always easy, but better to suffer a little now than to suffer eternally later. The narrator is confused, because it always seems like the bad guy wins and the good guy gets knocked down, but in the end it's better for us to suffer because it brings us closer to God.
    cycle.of.asheson September 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWow, I love this song! I've just got Sea of Faces and it's one of the best ones on the album!
    I agree with cycle.of.ashes.
    Shouldn't it be You not you?
    edward94on October 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI know the song doesn't specifically refer to relationships, but for me it does. Its like someone has to make the difficult decision in the relationship and they both know it will hurt now, but will be better for them in the long run. Just my thought. Great song no matter what.
    luketheduke17on January 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti have to agree with cycle.of.ashes.

    "My decision can not be put off again
    I see the right choice but my heart is filled with dread"

    "Choose a little pain and gain a life with joy
    Accepting pleasure now will earn a life of pain"

    those parts really stood out to me in the song
    pretty self explanatory

    dsDrummer218on January 20, 2009   Link

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