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Deeper Love: Communion Meditation

 

For deeper love we spread the bread

I won’t be full till all are fed

Till every soul has home and bed

The rest of us can’t move ahead

For deeper love we share the wine

I cannot taste the love divine

Till every soul has walked the line

And you’ve had yours like I’ve had mine

Now Mary sings her birthing song

Till every voice can sing along

And voices weak will rise up strong

Her choir is one where all belong

No one’s saved till all are healed

As Jesus on the Mount revealed

Your life and mine forever sealed

Just like the lilies of the field

We follow where the Christ has led

To table that for all is spread

And no one’s sitting at the head

But deeper love in wine and bread

 

(Use freely, with attribution — Anybody out there want to put this to music?)

JIM BURKLO
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