From the recording A New Dawn

Lyrics

Vengan . . . vengan al
Centro de luz, centro de amor,
Centro de aprendizaje;
Centro de luz, centro de amor,
De integracion y gozo.

Come . . . come to the
Center of light, center of love,
Center of learning and change,
Center of light, center of love,
Center of wholeness and joy.

Together we journey through darkness and pain;
Together we learn, together we change;
Together we magnify the strengths of each other;
Together we find our way home.

Home to the
Center of light, center of love,
Center of learning and change,
Center of light, center of love,
Center of wholeness and joy.

We all, like children, are drawn to the flame
That purifies the soul again and again—
That frees the body and stills the mind,
That carries the spirit home.

Home to the
Center of light, center of love,
Center of learning and change,
Center of light, center of love,
Center of wholeness and joy.

Centro de luz, centro de amor,
Centro de aprendizaje;
Centro de luz, centro de amor,
De integracion y gozo.

(Written to commemorate the reopening on January 22, 1994 of Centro de Aprendizaje de Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, the clinic of Raquel Benabib and my sister, Dr. Christine Nelson.)