the risen christ

In Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in Twelve Simple Words, I quoted a song lyric that several people have asked about. Here’s a simple rendering of the song. The lyric introduces “behold” – the practice of meditation and wonder. I introduced it with these words: “It was an Easter several years ago. I had just survived a decade that had basically kicked the stuffing out of me. I was thinking about the meaning of resurrection in my life, and in the stories of Lazarus and Jesus. This song took shape over a couple of weeks….
I hope you’ll enjoy it on this day of worship and celebration. If you’re in the middle of one of those “days of trials and tears,” I hope you’ll find some hope … and if you’ve begun to “come back, full and strong,” I hope it will express the wonder of survival. Survival is under-rated.