Between life and death held in a fragile embrace
Sometimes it is our choosing, life or death
Other times we are held suspended between
By circumstances beyond our control
The mystery of new life takes us there
We are led to hold this in our lives
We are reminded again and again
How fragile it all is, how we have to
Surrender to being held between the tide
Knowing there are strong hands that hold us
We never walk that way alone, even when
We feel its desolation in our souls
Because we have moved a step closer to