The Coventry Carol

Lullay, Thou little tiny Child,
By, by, lully, lullay.
Lullay, Thou little tiny Child.
By, by, lully, lullay.

The first time I heard this song, it was not performed in a church candlelit service on Christmas Eve. Luminaria did not line the snowy walks to the castle of a church we attended. The quiet melody was not being thrummed out on a harp or a piano. No red cheeked cherubs dressed in white robes sang forth.

I’m posting at Deeper Story today. Come on over to read the rest.