A good friend of mine in college played this song by Lauryn Hill every night before he went to bed. It was his way of communing with the Divine. As much as I subscribe to nondual thought the play of bakti hits me deep in my heart.

TELL HIM

Let me be patient let me be kind
Make me unselfish without being blind
Though I may suffer I’ll envy it not
And endure what comes
Cause he’s all that I got and
tell him…

Tell him I need him 
Tell him I love him 
And it’ll be alright
Telll himmm be alright be alright
Tell him tell him I need him
Tell him I love him
It’ll be alright

Now I may have faith to make mountains fall
But if I lack love then I am nothin’ at all
I can give away everything I possess
But left without love then I have no happiness
I know I’m imperfect 
& not without sin 
But now that I’m older all childish things end
and tell him…

Tell him I need him 
Tell him I love him 
And it’ll be alright
Telll himmm be alright be alright
Tell him tell him I need him
Tell him I love him
It’ll be alright

I’ll never be jealous
And I won’t be too proud
Cause love is not boastful
Oooh and love is not loud
Tell him I need him
Tell him I love him
Everything’s gonna be alright 
Now I may have wisdom and knowledge on Earth
But if I speak wrong then what is it worth?
See what we now know is nothing compared
to the love that was shown when our lives were spared
and tell him…

Tell him I need him 
Tell him I love him 
And it’ll be alright

Tell him tell him I need him
Tell him I love him
It’ll be alright

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