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Prayer Aquarium

A fish drifts in a fresh water aquarium The soul of the fish dwell forever in this live suit Living on nothing but oxygen, just like we all do How’s it to live in an Aquarium, forever in a tunnel of living water And who is that man who snatches the fish from this aquarium This deceitful and cunning man feeds the fish with a false bait And devours the fish, ride it to the kitchen in a burning oven And rejoices that his false bait has found such a prodigal fish The owner of the living aquarium warns and says “Children, don’t live outside my living aquarium Come and spend time underwater and carry life with you Open your gills wide and draw fresh water into your bloodstream How is it like to live outside my living aquarium? And who is this fish who still slumbers in dead waters? Opening it's gills to carcasses, serpents and the leviathan Come and be transfigured with myrrh, aloes and cassia” Friend, do you remember the Prayer Aquarium? When in the days we were refreshed with His life Standing silently for many lost and wandering souls We drank deeply and our souls were satisfied We have lived outside the prayer aquarium Outside the aquarium is like taking a fish out of water We birthed in the prayer aquarium and death dissolved Fish needs oxygen just like our soul needs prayer

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