Amazing Grace… new lyrics

I love to sing “Amazing Grace” and one day was inspired to write new lyrics for the beautiful melody:

Amazing grace, that holds us all
In a strength beyond all beliefs
I sing to that grace and send my call
For an end to all needless grief

Through grace Divine, grow your soul’s true seed
Into a tree whose fruit you can share
You’ll meet life’s greatest unnamed need
And grace this world because you dare

Through grace, grow the tree, of your soul’s true seed
Through grace, share the fruit, of your soul’s true seed
Through grace, end the grief, all needless grief
Through grace, grow your tree, meet your need

You can hear me sing the new lyrics here, plus I’ve posted a kind of blog slideshow with this recording, to offer a more multi-dimensional expression of what the lyrics mean to me:
http://heartoflifemusic.wordpress.com/2014/10/19/song-byte-7-amazing-grace-final-version-a-cappella/

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I consider geoengineering to be one of the sources of needless grief in my life. I invite you to find out more about it, since needless grief requires awareness and well-focused action to be stopped: www.geoengineeringwatch.org.

 

new song byte posted

I’ve just posted a new song, up at Heart of Life Music.

It’s called “Big Wide Grief” and its sung to the tune of “Mary Had a Little Lamb.”
You can listen to it here:
http://heartoflifemusic.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/song-byte-6-big-wide-griefmary-had-a-little-lamb/

The lyrics unfold as follows:

Big Wide Grief

I think I have a little grief, little grief, little grief
I think I have a little grief, turns my hair as white as snow

I know I have a big wide grief, big wide grief, big wide grief
I know I have a big wide grief, makes me tear at my hair

I’ll take me to the hair salon, hair salon, hair salon
I’ll take me to the hair salon, where they can wash my hair

I’ll take me to the salty waves, salty waves, salty waves
I’ll take me to the salty waves, where they can wash my heart

I know I have a big wide grief, big wide grief, big wide grief
I know I have a big wide grief, makes me tear at my hair

I know I need to get a grip, get a grip, get a grip
I know I need to get a grip, and go into this world once more…

“close to you”… song byte 5 posted at heart of life music

I invite you to check out my latest song, “Close to You.” You can hear a recording of it here:
http://heartoflifemusic.wordpress.com/2013/11/18/song-byte-5-close-to-you-minimalist/

Lyrics

If I lived close to you rain
My eyes just might end these games
If I lived close to you rain
My eyes just might heal their pain

And if I lived close to you fire
I just might know who’s a liar
If I lived close to you fire
I just might know whose soul is for hire

And if I lived close to you wind
My hair just might come unpinned
I might feel your airy fingers
Brushing truth against my skin
And if I lived close to you wind
My hair just might come unpinned

Oooh, oooh, oooh….

If I lived close to you birds
I might hear mysterious words
If I lived close to you birds
I just might learn some beautiful words

And if I lived close to you trees
My heart just might unfreeze
If I lived close to you bees
My heart might cry out and unfreeze

And if I lived close to you stones
I just might see my way home
I might feel your hard hard nuggets of truth
Join up with all my bones
And if I lived close to you stones
I just might find my way home.

Oooh, oooh, oooh…

“heart of life”… song byte 4 posted at heart of life music

I recently rerecorded my song “Heart of Life” and it’s much improved.

I invite you to take a listen to Song Byte 4 here:
http://heartoflifemusic.wordpress.com/2013/11/18/heart-of-life-produced-2/

Lyrics

Heart, heart, heart of life
Heart of life
Heart, heart, heart of life
Heart of life…

Drums, drums, drums through me
Sets, sets, sets me free
Drums, drums, drums in me
Keeps, keeps, keeps me free

In every step I take
In every step I take
Even when I ache, ache
Even when I ache

Heart, heart, heart of life
Heart of life
Heart, heart, heart of life
Heart of life…

Drums, drums, drums through me
Sets, sets, sets me free
Drums, drums, drums in me
Keeps, keeps, keeps me free

In every step I take
In every step I take
Even when I quake, quake
Even when I quake