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The Lion's Cross

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SONG: "Lion's Cross"
Tune: CSN, "Southern Cross"

Sailing east, there is a boat, headed for the Lone Islands
Mounted on canvas, behind a balsawood frame.
And I’m standing with a girl on the outside
Missing a land of magic, fortune and fame.
In another time and place, we were kings and queens
Twice we went to Narnia, and twice we came away
And you who doubt your cousins and torment us,
You may be all that we have left...and Eustace is your name!

Think about the many times you have fallen
Aslan is using you, soon to find your calling
On a great adventure now, not to be forgotten...

You can go around the world
Sailing with that boy and girl
Hoping you'll find Wisdom's pearl

And I hope you will....and I hope you will....

When you see your true reflection for the first time
You might cry from pain and fear, as your tears they burn away
For the truth you were clinging to, turned out to be so small
Compared to the promise...the promise of a brand new day!
If you find the Lion's Cross on the mountain 
And your skin is torn asunder...revealing what's inside
You'll be sore, as you're thrown into the fountain
But you'll be better than before...when the scales fall from your eyes!

There are so many times, we have fallen
Aslan is using us, till we find our calling
On a great adventure now, not to be forgotten...
You can go around the world
Sailing with that boy and girl
Hoping you'll find Wisdom's pearl

And I think you will...and I think you will.

So you cheated and you lied. Welcome to the real world.
In your shoes, I was a traitor. I was the nastiest person there.
You will survive being human.
And you'll rescue princes of your own, tied to a silver chair!
At the Lion's cross.

(Optional final chorus)
There were so many times, I had fallen
Aslan was using me, till I found my calling
Adventures with the White Witch, forgiven, not forgotten...
We can go around the world
Sailing with that boy and girl
Hoping we'll find Wisdom's pearl

And I know we will...and I know we will.

See it performed here.