Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Ever in my life

Ever in my life have I sought thee with my songs.
It was they who led me from door to door,
and with them have I felt about me,
searching and touching my world.

It was my songs that taught me all the lessons I ever learnt;
they showed me secret paths,
they brought before my sight many a star
on the horizon of my heart.

They guided me all the day long
to the mysteries of the country of pleasure and pain,
and, at last, to what palace gate have the brought me
in the evening at the end of my journey?


Raul V said...

This song requires both physical and technical control. At the same time the choir as a whole needs to open up, be free and make itself vulnerable to these words that mean so much to all of us. Personally this song still speaks to me and I can't wait to sing it tomorrow! -cj

Keith said...

The irony here is by the very fact that we all seem to notice the song slumping and are thinking about what we need to do to make it better and are discussing what it means to us, we are doing exactly what the song is about, the essence at its very heart . . . a goal, a path, a new direction through music. I think the song, after we invest more of ourselves (as we are already doing) has the potential to become an anthem for us and something that will be remembered and leave a mark . . . again, exactly what the song is about.

My belief: It will turn out. It is in good hands.