Man in the Mirror Essay

Submitted By ToriGonsalves
Words: 480
Pages: 2

Man in the Mirror – Michael Jackson
Feb 5th 2013
Tori Gonsalves

This song has to be my all-time favourite. It tells us that in order to make a change you have to start with yourself, and the rest will follow. In some way everyone can relate to this song. We all have these big dreams and imagine these amazing things, but nothing will ever happen unless you start with yourself, no one else can make those dreams come true, only you. “Be the change you wish to see in the world- Gandhi.” Man in the Mirror ties in with this course because with Sole we are trying to get more people involved with the community we live in. You have to start with yourself and then get everyone involved, leaving no one out. “Gotta make a change. For once in my life. Its gonna feel real good. Gonna make a difference. Gonna make it right.” This verse relates so much to the course because we are trying to make a difference in many lives. We are going to be giving back to a community, and no matter what that we will make a change not in lives of those we help but of our own. It will give us a feeling that we will be unable to explain in words. This song relates to who I am and who I want to become because I want to be able to make a difference in the lives of many. I know that if I want to be the difference that I need to start with myself. I am my biggest competition; the only person that will hold me back from my dreams is I. But I am also my biggest fan. I know that I can do anything I put my mind too as long as I put forth my best