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THE RADIANT HEART













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Lost in a wilderness where no flowers grow
Twisted trees cling low to the ground
And tears rain down from the moon
Through skies gray from the soot of factories
That produce despair, hopelessness
And the machines of war
Bringing devastation to the masses
A world where the snow is gray
Birds and even the people
With weary and empty eyes
Have a gray pall to their skin
And move slowly in exhaustion
Walking in circles going nowhere
Looking for the Promised Land
 
       Be still
Look with inner eyes to see a winged heart
In the sky
Like the morning star that illuminates darkness
At the edge of night
Bringing light
Bringing hope
 
The radiant heart is like the rays of the rising sun
Melting the ice
The sun shines through the heart
And the heart shines through the eyes
All hearts have the same call
And the sun shines equally on all
 
       Be still
Listen with inner ears to hear
The roar of the lion
The voice of the wind
And your own heartbeat
 
Be still
We come in peace
We all share the same breath
The sun and the moon
We all share the same life
And the sun shines equally on all