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Lovingkindness

"Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier." ~ Mother Theresa

This song is based on the Buddhist practice of the same name (Lovingkindness, or Metta), whereby you send wishes for happiness, health, safety and peace to yourself and then others in ever-widening circles of love. Sing this song with your children in the morning to set the intention for the day, or anytime you want to plant seeds of love and kindness. Our love is the most powerful thing we have!

Resources

* Purchase Lovingkindness on BandCamp, iTunes, or Amazon
  (or click the buy link in the player to the right).

* Print a Lead Sheet (melody, lyrics and chords)
Key of A (as in the recording)
Key of D (better for children's voices)

* Print a Singalong Song Sheet (lyrics and chords)
Key of A (as in the recording)
Key of D (better for children's voices)

* Check out the album upon which Lovingkindness appears:
    Family Values

* View videos showing suggested accompanying movements:

         Here's a lovely version filmed by "Peace Is the Way Films":
         

         This one demonstrates all the moves clearly:
         

         Some adorable pre-school children dancing the song!
         

Lovingkindness (lyrics)
Performed by Charity and the JAMband
Words and music copyright 2009 Charity Kahn

CHORUS
May I be happy, may I be well
May I be safe and sound
May I be peaceful, may I be at ease
With love in my heart and all around
May you be happy, may you be well
May you be safe and sound
May you be peaceful, may you be at ease
With love in your heart and all around

VERSE 1
You can sing your love
You can dance your love
You can play your love
Today, my love
You can laugh your love
You can cry your love
You can walk your love
And you can fly your love
All around

CHORUS
May I be happy, may I be well
May I be safe and sound
May I be peaceful, may I be at ease
With love in my heart and all around
May you be happy, may you be well
May you be safe and sound
May you be peaceful, may you be at ease
With love in your heart and all around

VERSE 2
You can sit with your love
You can breathe with your love
You can listen to your love
It's in your heart, my love
You can share your love
You can shine your love
You can be your love
And you can spread your love
All around

CHORUS
May we be happy, may we be well
May we be safe and sound
May we be peaceful, may we be at ease
With love in our hearts and all around
May we be happy, may we be well
May we be safe and sound
May we be peaceful, may we be at ease
With love in our hearts and all around

ENJOY!



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