Even Though Passions Are Common as Rain

Music: Concerto in C Major for Oboe and Orchestra--andante.
By Antonio Vivaldi.
Performed by the Advent Chamber Orchestra at the Free Music Archive
under an Attribution-Share Alike license.

Even though passions are common as rain,
And we must pass by as God's children are slain,
Smiling while crossing their rivers of pain,
Telling the tale of Christ risen again:
Even as we do our best to stay sane,
Redemption comes only to those who remain.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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