In The Garden

Album: No Guru, No Method, No Teacher (1986)
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  • The streets are always wet with rain
    After a summer shower when I saw you standin'
    In the garden in the garden wet with rain

    You wiped the teardrops from your eye in sorrow
    As we watched the petals fall down to the ground
    And as I sat beside you I felt the
    Great sadness that day in the garden

    And then one day you came back home
    You were a creature all in rapture
    You had the key to your soul
    And you did open that day you came back to the garden

    The olden summer breeze was blowin' on your face
    The light of God was shinin' on your countenance divine
    And you were a violet color as you
    Sat beside your father and your mother in the garden

    The summer breeze was blowin' on your face
    Within your violet you treasure your summery words
    And as the shiver from my neck down to my spine
    Ignited me in daylight and nature in the garden

    And you went into a trance
    Your childlike vision became so fine
    And we heard the bells inside the church
    We loved so much
    And felt the presence of the youth of
    Eternal summers in the garden

    And as it touched your cheeks so lightly
    Born again you were and blushed
    And we touched each other lightly
    And we felt the presence of the Christ
    Within in our hearts
    In the garden

    And I turned to you and I said
    No guru, no method, no teacher
    Just you and I and nature
    And the father in the garden

    Listen no guru, no method, no teacher
    Just you and I and nature
    And the Father and the
    Son and the Holy Ghost
    In the garden, wet with rain
    No guru, no method, no teacher
    Just you and I and nature and the Father
    And the Son and the Holy Ghost
    In the garden, in the garden, wet with rain

    No guru, no method, no teacher
    Just you and I and nature
    And the Father in the garden Writer/s: VAN MORRISON
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Comments: 3

  • Earls Court 94 from Londonlondon...as with everything Morrison if you have to ask then you have never felt it....and unfortunately probably now never will...
    .but at least you asked and that's half way home.
    First time I heard VM, was on a beach with R&R Americans taking a break from war, they knew it was all about that moment in time as is this man's music..
    Tauro 72.
    K.
  • Bill from Pensacola, Fl"In gardens all wet with rain" see (and listen to) Sweet Thing" 1968. (Van Morrison...
  • Malachi from Dublin, Ireland'No Guru, No Method, No Teacher. Just you and I and nature, and the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost.' This particular song where these lyrics appear, amazingly parallel the 'celbration' segment in William P. Young's novel,"The Shack!" The song was recorded long before the book ever came out--to my knowledge-- but I can't help but see the similiarities between the two.
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