If we desire a deeper life (Thurlow Weed)

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  • (Posted 2015-01-13)   CPDL #34295:     
Editor: Thurlow Weed (submitted 2015-01-13).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 24 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: If we desire a deeper life
Composer: Thurlow Weed
Lyricist: Michael Hudson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn for Lent   Meter: 86. 86. D (C.M.D.)

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 2015

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Original text and translations

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1. If we desire a deeper life
then we must choose between
the passage God proposes and
the passage we have dreamed.
For early dreams, though big and broad,
meander unfulfilled
and have no depth until God's hand
can dredge a dreamer's silt.

2. If we desire a better world,
then life must run its course
in us, a river running to
the thirsty from its Source.
And we, as deepened channels, bless
the water on its way,
rejoicing that we touch and know
the Life that we convey.

From Songs for the Cycle ©2004 by Michael Hudson.
Church Publishing Incorporated. All rights reserved. Used by permission.