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F Am F Am F Am F C xA|--0------0---0----0------0---0-1--| xE|--0----1----------0----1----------| xC|0----0-----0----0----0-----0------| xG|----------------------------------| Am F Am F When love beckons to you, C F C F follow him, Am F Am F Though his ways are hard and steep. C F C F Dm F Dm F And when his wings enfold you yield to him, C F C F Dm F Dm F Though he hides a sword among them. C F C F Am F Am F And when he speaks to you C F C F believe in him, Dm F Dm F Though his voice may shatter your dreams C F C F D F C F Love will crown and crucify you. D F Am F Love for your growth so he is for your pruning. D F C F Love will caresses your tenderest branches Am F Am F And shake every clinging root. Am F Am F C F C F Like sheaves of corn he gathers you unto himself. Am F Am F He threshes and sifts you he grinds until he kneads you C F C F Dm F Dm F C F C F And then he assigns you to his sacred fire, Dm F Dm F C F C F That you may become sacred bread for God's sacred feast. D F C F All these things shall love do unto you D F Am F That you may know the secrets of your heart, D F C F And in that knowledge become a fragment Am F Am F A fragment of Life's heart. Am F Am Now if in your fear you seek only love's F Am F Am F peace and love's pleasure, Am F Am Better cover your nakedness and pass out of F Am F Am F love's threshing-floor, Dm F Into a seasonless world where you shall Dm F Am F Am F laugh, but not all your laughter, Dm F Dm F Am F Am F And weep, and weep but not all of your tears. D F C F Love gives naught but itself D F Am F and takes naught but from itself. D F C F Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; Am F Am F For love is enough. Am F C F You should say, "I am in the heart of God." Am F C F You cannot direct the course of love, Am F C F C F C F For love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. D F C F To wake at dawn with a winged heart D F Am F To come home in the evening with gratitude; D F C F And then to sleep with a prayer for the beloved in your heart Am F Am And a song of praise on your lips.
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