How Long?

from At The Table by Ordinary Time





How Long?

Wisdom cries out in the street
In the square she raises her voice
At the center of town you can hear her speak
Over all the other noise

She says:
How long o simple ones?
How long will you ignore?
Wake up you walking dead
Open your ears to the Lord!

My child do not forget
The path I show to you
All other ways only lead to death
Ways so easy to choose

Trust in the Lord only
With all your heart and mind
Then you shall not stumble
All that you seek you shall find


from At The Table, released December 1, 2009
Words and Music by Peter La Grand


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Ordinary Time

They met in a “History of Christian Worship” class in seminary, where they discovered a shared love for old songs in danger of being forgotten. The band’s oeuvre seamlessly weaves the hymns of generations past with their own new songs—often indistinguishably—producing a
sound that ranges from bluegrass-tinged Americana to sacred harp hymn arrangements.
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