Walking on the "Path of Mercy"
“God of morning, God of sunlight,
Look on me with tenderness.
Help me see with eyes of mercy,
and respond with heart aflame.
May my hands embrace your likeness,
So your love transforms life,
As I walk the path of mercy,
May your mercy be my own.”
These are lyrics from “Path of Mercy,” my favorite Folk Choir song of all time. The gentle voice of the solo on verse one is like the Word of God, touching my heart with tenderness and love. Sometimes life in the Folk Choir feels like mere routine: Tuesday rehearsal, Thursday rehearsal, Sunday rehearsal and Sunday Mass. But is it really routine? To me, it is much more than that. Life in the Folk Choir is a journey. We are walking together on this invisible path of mercy.…