How Can You Tell a Babe in the Womb

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  1. How Can You Tell a Babe in the Womb

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    [/FONT]How can you tell a babe in the womb
    What's going on in the next room?
    The only perception there is, is the wall
    Outside of that there seems nothing at all
    How can you tell a babe in the womb
    What's going on in the next room?
    A chair and a table, the simplest things
    Mean nothing to him-not even in dreams
    A chair and a table do not exist
    In his floating compartment and he will insist
    That nothing is out there-nothing at all
    Not a table, nor chair, just a meaningless scrawl
    But birth has to happen like the sun from the east
    And as he sits down to his parent's great feast
    He will not remember how sure he was when
    Tables and chairs could not ever have been

    How can you tell a babe in the womb
    What's going on in the next room?
    I look with such wonder and then start to laugh
    I walk away muttering, "I must be daft!"
    But one day I'll see it-remembering when
    Someone once said it-what was that again?
    Someone once said it-a means to an end
    "In Spirit we must be," He said, "born again"
    Climb back in the womb? No wait, now I see
    Spirit flows greater and that is the key
    I'm just a babe on the earth in my womb
    Wondering what's going on in the room
    Where a table, a chair, and the Son from the east
    Dine with the Father at the Father's great feast
    And when I am there at the table I feel
    I will not remember what used to be real
    Though reality seemed, then, a meaningless scrawl
    I'll know I was only seeing the wall
    I'll know when I'm there what a wonderful Friend
    Said in God’s Spirit I'd be born again
     

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