As we talk of You by the fire, Lord,
We are warmed by remembrance,
Encouraged by the recollections of the time
You kept us engaged, safe
In the circle of Your care,
The rings of brightness which engaged us too.

Later the rings were chains,
The halos made of wires
But the warmth You left us in that cold world
Kept our hearts lit in the holy flame,
Even as we died with You
Into the resurrection
That rings the world:
A crown of love.