Pearls (Brown Shannon)

These pearls from my mother, passed down from her mother Of everything they gave me, I treasure them most Can't wear them, can't hold them, don't come from the ocean Oh, they're way more precious than anything I own They're written in my soul Remember who you are and don't forget to pray Make sure he's your best friend when you give your heart away Be kind, be strong, be someone everyone can count on Yeah, someday I'm gonna give my little girl these pearls, oh yeah, yeah I'll teach her about make-up, boyfriends and break-ups I'll share all the wisdom I've ever learned Like beauty's on the inside and give it your best try I'll pass down the same words, I've always heard And she'll carry them with her Remember who you are and don't forget to pray Make sure he's your best friend when you give your heart away Be kind, be strong, be someone everyone can count on Yeah, someday I'm gonna give my little girl these pearls She'll tell her daughter and she'll tell hers too I've saved these pearls just for you, just for you Remember who you are and don't forget to pray Make sure he's your best friend when you give your heart away Yeah, be kind, be strong, be someone everyone can count on Yeah, someday I'm gonna give my little girl, oh Someday I'm gonna give my little girl these pearls These precious pearls