This video was just uploaded today, and brought back such wonderful memories, I thought it was worth re blogging this post. Enjoy!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1xX2hW3jOM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3mRfMi3XEi4GLeNTIhNW1LYRPYqja64i8K4N0bIYy1ToqTCJoHH02P8ZE
I performed this poem last night as part of a fantastic fundraising Christmas Concert by the choir I used to sing with, the fabulous http://www.gloriouschorus.co.uk , led by the amazing Helen Yeomans. Now I share it here for others to enjoy too…
Tune your ears to hope
and hear the real news,
seek the true news that lives
far beyond the front pages
for it is too wild, too bright,
to be trapped in black and white.
of brotherhood, sisterhood,
lighting up your communities
like Christmas trees,
with evergreen kindness
that blooms with compassion,
whatever the season.
There is no room
for a fair-weather faith in humanity
we must believe in our capacity
to make choices that take down walls
instead of building them.
So practise “Welcome!” and “Come in!”
in as many languages
as there are places at your table
because home is simple –
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