A Song For The TimesNov 06, 2008
A lot of people right now may be very disappointed and concerned after Tuesday's election results. There's good cause. However, driving today and not listening to talk radio, a music station played an '80s hit I had completely forgotten about. It is most likely the first, if not only, song with outward Christian connotations (if not Christian rock) to make it big on the pop charts. It is "Kyrie" by a band called Mister Mister. It's refrain gives us something all to remind us what really gets us through life. "Kyrie eleison" is Greek for "Lord, have mercy," and is used in many liturgical rites. Greek was the language of the New Testament. Here are the refrain's words and the video for your enjoyment.
Kyrie eleison, down the road that I must travel Kyrie eleison, through the darkness of the night Kyrie eleison, where I'm going will you follow Kyrie eleison, on a highway in the light