0 Lord, Be Thou Blessed!

O Lord, be thou blessed...

O my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

Your fingers have touched the lyre of my Soul and I

recognize you.

This time I recognize you...

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how  could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

At your touch my Soul has quivered,

the flame of Love is ablaze...

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

          Blessed be thou…

 

When I was a little child my steps you guided,

but I did not see you.. .

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

When wandering I sought the path to follow,

you tried to show me my share of the work,

but I did not see you...

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I encountered by guru and you spoke through his words,

but I did not see you.

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

I searched for you everywhere, so intense was my thirst,

everywhere ... I thought.

"Look in your heart my child; look in your heart,"

said my guru.

You were speaking, but I did not see you…

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

0 Lord, blessed be thou.

This morning it happened!

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Blessed be thou for your plenitude.

 

0 Lord, blessed be thou...

This morning it happened! It happened

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Blessed be thou for your plenitude.

 

O Lord, blessed be thou...

This morning it happened! It happened!

 the flame of Love I saw ..

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

                   I love you, 0 Lord!

Blessed be thou for your plenitude

.

O Lord, blessed be thou...

This morning it happened! It happened!  the flame of the heart I saw,

The flame of Love...and . and in this flame I recognize you.

                   I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

When afflicted, I felt and the world looked hard and cold.

In your infinite tenderness you embraced me,

yet I did not see you…

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

One day, the great thirst for the Divine awoke in me.

You, you were the Awakener, still I did not see you..

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

In every gleam, in every display of light I sought you,

almost touched you.

0, you were playing, yet I did not see you..

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

When storms swept upon me, you walked at my side,

but I did not see you. .

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Be thou blessed for your plenitude.

 

Now I recognize you!

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

I love you, 0 Lord!

Blessed be thou for your plenitude.

 

0 Lord, blessed be thou...

Now I recognize you!

The flame of Love is ablaze, and in that blaze...

0 Lord, I love you.

0 my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

how could I restrain the song of my Soul?

0 Lord, I love you!

Blessed be thou for your plenitude.

 

0 Lord, I love you!

I love you...

How can I refrain from chanting my love?

Who could restrain me?

0 Lord, I love you!

 

0 Lord, I love you!

Now I recognize you!

This Light, 0 Lord ', this Light is...

 I love you, 0 lord, I love you.

Yes, my heart says so and my Soul is chanting;

and nothing, no, nothing can restrain the song of my

Soul.

0 Lord, I love you!

I Love you...

O…

 

Copyright Martin Muller 1978