Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Why do we hunger for beauty...

My main man in Canada - Black Pete - just reminded me of this most excellent song:  Why Do We Hunger for Beauty?  It is probably a wiser choice for my sermon blog than George Harrison's, "My Sweet Lord" so I include it, too as a voice from the wider living body of Christ and am grateful that Peter cares enough to help me... and so many others.  Check out is blog @ http://redwineandgarlic.blogspot.com/

Why Do We Hunger for Beauty
Music and Lyric by Jim Croegaert
Meadowgreen Music Company / Heart of the Matter Music (ASCAP)

Dark are the branches
Reaching for light
High is the path of
The hawk in its flight
Turning and gliding
Greeting the night
Why do we hunger
For beauty so right
Why do we hunger for beauty

Moon hanging lonely
Up there in the sky
Looking so holy
Like a host held up high
And off in the distance
There’s a train going by
Why does it move us
And cause us to sigh
Why do we hunger for beauty

Frost on the window
Is never the same
So many patterns
Fit in the frame
Captured in motion
Frozen in flame
And in the patterns
Is there a name
Why do we hunger for beauty

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