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Roots and wings

  1. 1. Roots and Wings Words and music: Linnea Good copyright © 1988 Borealis Music Used with permission under license #344, LicenSing - Copyright Cleared Music for Churches
  2. 2. <ul><li>Tie me down, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>Flow through my branches </li></ul><ul><li>the life of the earth </li></ul><ul><li>Teach me the ancient songs of the soil </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Let me fly, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>High through the mountains </li></ul><ul><li>along with the clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Follow my dreams as they fly </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>For with water and bread </li></ul><ul><li>the sun and the air </li></ul><ul><li>We need roots for the ground </li></ul><ul><li>And wings for the sky! </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Spirit of Rain be my parent, </li></ul><ul><li>Spirit of Snow be my child. </li></ul><ul><li>I am the oak </li></ul><ul><li>with her roots pushing strong, </li></ul><ul><li>I am the swallow with flight in her song. </li></ul><ul><li>I am rooted yet soar in the wild, </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Tie me down, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>Flow through my branches </li></ul><ul><li>the life of the earth </li></ul><ul><li>Teach me the ancient songs of the soil </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Let me fly, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>High through the mountains </li></ul><ul><li>along with the clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Follow my dreams as they fly </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>For with water and bread </li></ul><ul><li>the sun and the air </li></ul><ul><li>We need roots for the ground </li></ul><ul><li>And wings for the sky! </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Shall you find one for a lover? </li></ul><ul><li>Why might you ask them to stay? </li></ul><ul><li>Do they know the deep-pushing </li></ul><ul><li>roots of your soul? </li></ul><ul><li>Will theirs wrap around them </li></ul><ul><li>as seasons grow old? </li></ul><ul><li>Will you both find your wings </li></ul><ul><li>know the way? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Tie me down, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>Flow through my branches </li></ul><ul><li>the life of the earth </li></ul><ul><li>Teach me the ancient songs of the soil </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Let me fly, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>High through the mountains </li></ul><ul><li>along with the clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Follow my dreams as they fly </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>For with water and bread </li></ul><ul><li>the sun and the air </li></ul><ul><li>We need roots for the ground </li></ul><ul><li>And wings for the sky! </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>What shall we bring as our offering? </li></ul><ul><li>With what shall we come to the day? </li></ul><ul><li>The song of the ancients, </li></ul><ul><li>the desert, the field, </li></ul><ul><li>the song of the infants, </li></ul><ul><li>the playground, the wheel. </li></ul><ul><li>In the dance of the ages we’ll play </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>How are you making your living? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you give back to the earth? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you given flight to the dreams </li></ul><ul><li>that you keep? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you touched the underground streams of the deep? </li></ul><ul><li>Come, give your imaginings birth! </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Tie me down, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>Flow through my branches </li></ul><ul><li>the life of the earth </li></ul><ul><li>Teach me the ancient songs of the soil </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Let me fly, Roots and Wings </li></ul><ul><li>High through the mountains </li></ul><ul><li>along with the clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Follow my dreams as they fly </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>For with water and bread </li></ul><ul><li>the sun and the air </li></ul><ul><li>We need roots for the ground </li></ul><ul><li>And wings.... </li></ul><ul><li>for the sky! </li></ul>

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