A SIMPLE SONG FROM THE ’80s
TO AID YOUR LENTEN PRAYERS
While Lenten prayers tend to have a penitential character, we shouldn’t ignore their mystical potential. Indeed, this season is a good time to let ourselves be lifted away from daily care to a higher level of spiritual communion.
A few years ago, I posted the lyrics of a song that seeks to describe this kind of prayerful elevation. The piece had originally been written for my musical group, Company, the ’80s entertainment ministry I’ve mentioned from time to time. It became part of our concert repertoire, and we included it on the album we released back in the day.
It’s a simple tune, in 3/4 time, intended to convey the peacefulness which certain prayer experiences can induce. I think it’s held up pretty well over the years. See what you think…