We thought we’d do something special for the Christmas season: provide metaphysical interpretations of some popular Christmas songs, written so you can sing them! We know some of you love the traditional hymns and Christmas songs, but sometimes the words of those old favorites clash with our more elevated Consciousness. So, we thought a ‘both/and’ Christmas carol approach would be in order. We’ve included both the traditional words followed by a metaphysical version that is written to fit with the music! Enjoy!
Go Tell It on the Mountain (traditional):
Chorus: Go tell it on the mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere,
Go tell it on the mountain ~
That Jesus Christ is born.
While shepherds kept their watching,
O’er silent flocks by night,
Behold throughout the heavens,
There shone a holy light …
Go Tell It on the Mountain (Metaphysical/Spiritual):
I’m raising my awareness
Moving beyond embedded thinking
I’m raising my awareness ~ The Christ is born in me.
I long for Truth and meaning;
I search but still don’t see
Until an inner waking expands the Christ as me …
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Traditional):
O little town of Bethlehem,
How still we see thee lie;
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep,
The silent stars go by.
Yet in thy dark streets shineth,
The everlasting Light;
The hopes and fears of all the years,
Are met in thee tonight.
For Christ is born of Mary, And gathered all above,
While mortals sleep, the angels keep
Their watch of wondering love.
O morning stars together Proclaim the holy birth,
And praises sing to God the King, And peace to all on earth.
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Metaphysical):
Expanded is my Consciousness; I am the Christ as me.
The world of fear does not live here, the Deeper Truth I see.
Though I may think in error, I let my Christ light shine.
I live the Truth and claim my Good, I know I am Divine
I know within the Truth I Am. I’m worthy and Divine;
Let error go, For this I know ~
I let my Christ Light shine!
I live in Truth proclaiming ~ The Christ as me stands tall!
May all I think, and say, and do bring joy and peace to all.
We Three Kings (Traditional):
We three kings of Orient are
Bearing gifts we traverse afar.
Field and fountain, moor and mountain,
Following yonder star.
O star of wonder, star of night,
Star with royal beauty bright,
Westward leading, still proceeding,
Guide us to thy perfect Light.
We Three Kings (Metaphysical):
Order comes from Consciousness High,
Truth expressing unifies;
Living in this world of error
My Christ Light fortifies!
Oh, Cosmic Self and Radiant Light,
Christ as me is shining bright.
Overcoming, growing, loving,
Truth prevails and all is right.
Silent Night, Holy Night (Traditional):
Silent night, holy night,
All is calm, all is bright.
Round yon Virgin Mother and Child,
Holy infant so tender and mild,
Sleep in heavenly peace. Sleep in heavenly peace.
Silent Night, Holy Night (Metaphysical)
Out of the dark, my Christ Light shines,
Sacred Peace with Love entwines.
God expressing as highest and best,
Perfect Order Divinely expressed ~
The Kingdom of Heaven’s within;
The Kingdom of Heaven’s within.
Lyric Credits: Go Tell It On The Mountain–American Folk Hymn; Orig. Lyrics John W. Work II; adaptation Cher Holton;
O Little town of Bethlehem–Composer, Lewis H. Redner; Orig. Lyrics Phillip Brooks; adaptation Cher Holton;
We Three Kings–Composer/Lyrics, John H. Hopkins, Jr.; adaptation Cher Holton;
Silent Night–Composer, Franz Gruber; Orig. Lyrics, Joseph Mohr; adaptation Cher Holton Photo Credits: clipart.com