Live Fully

To live as fully as we can

In every human way

Is to fulfil our sacred right

Each moment of each day.


We live as fully as we can

When, in community,

We join, as one, to fill each soul

With joy and dignity.


In loving wastefully we find

Our hearts reside in peace;

In gen’rous giving of ourselves

Life’s pressures find release.


To strive to be all we can be

In face of change and chance

Is to embrace the whole of life

And through it all, advance.


So live life fully with intent;

And be all we can be;

Love wastefully and thus possess

An inner harmony.


Tune:  Salzburg (or any


George Stuart has several self-published volumes of new lyrics to well-known hymn tunes.  Check out his website at or email him at


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