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Mary, Joseph, Jesus (The Astronomers’ Carol)

From the Boundless Life collection

Mary, Joseph, Jesus,

The characters remain.

Shepherds and the angels,

Truth travellers’ contain

Shaped in ancient story’s

Sweet mystical refrain.


Can this dream-time wonder

Reshape our lives today

When our night-time wisdom

Is losing all its sway?

Look into the darkness

And watch the stars at play.


Listen to the music

Of dancing Cosmic space.

Watch with awe and wonder

Paths galaxies now trace.

See the birth of planets

Displaying their own face.


Gazing at the heavens

Expands each earth-bound mind.

Silence in the darkness

Gives space for all to find

Truths each Cosmic process

Contains for humankind


Text and Music © William Livingstone Wallace

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