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Embrace The Cross

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Embrace The Cross

Do not be afraid Proclaim your faith and love He will provide and without him You can do nothing and will fall away ~ Kyrie e-le-i-son, Kyrie, e-le-i-son ~ ~ Christe, e-le-i-son, Christe, e-le-i-son~ Find the fullness of faith See the Mass with new eyes Understand the Lord's prayer Cultivate virtue, happiness and peace I was envious of prosperity But pride holds them in chains Greed covers them like a garment They care little for the poor and oppressed I have cleansed my heart Found the sanctuary of God I have washed my hands in innocence Have been lifted from desolation and awakened ~ Kyrie, e-le-i-son, Kyrie, e-le-i-son ~ ~ Christe, e-le-i-son, Christe, e-le-i-son ~ Yes, I have awakened As if from a very long dream When my flesh and my heart fails My God will be there to take my hand Kyrie, e-le-ison, Kyrie, e-le-i-son Christe, e-le-i-son, Christie, e-le-i-son Lord, have mercy, Lord, have mercy Christ, have mercy, Christ, have mercy Taken from the Roman Catholic Hymn, Kyrie Sung at most Catholic Masses Written for the contest, Bi-lingual Poetry Sponsored by Debbie Guzzi

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  1. Date: 9/1/2012 11:55:00 AM
    CONSTANCE, , Congratulations, with your awesome entry in DEBBIE'S Bi-Lingual Poetry CONTEST.. All these entries were fun to read.. thank you for the entertainment, ta ta ~PD

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 3:00:00 PM
    Wonderful write here, my friend - so glad to see it was a winner. It's Latin?

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 10:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Debbie Guzzi's "Bi-Lingual Poetry" contest Constance. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 1:09:00 PM
    my constance, dearie.. this stirring piece helps me realize that the greatest blessing in life is unconditional love ... your spiritual essence binds you more than your eloquent sentences... how divine!.. a winner in my heart!.. :) hugggs!