Advent

Lord, Guide our feet upon the rungs,
The ladder which lifts us heavenwards,

The pilgrim steps which test and teach.
Lord, Be my companion on the way.

The ladder, the bridge, which spans the space,
Crossing earth to heaven, world and sky.

The rungs of the rainbow, light ascending,
The ladder of light, Lord, to which l cling.

The ladder against Your cross that rocked
In weight the body they brought down.

Your body, Lord, they carried,
Mourning dew-damp death in tears,

But resurrection cleared the way –
Our journey, Lord, is lighter.