EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
1. LOVE HAVE POWER: HAPPEN LIGHT BECOME-DIM"step by step",
DON'T ANSWER YOUR FRIEND COLD.
LOVE HAVE POWER: HAPPEN PEOPLE EXHAUSTED SUMMON,
WE SHOULD alt.GIFT-TO"each" EVERYTHING THEY-lf NEED.
LOVE HAVE POWER.
2. PRINCE BRING PEACE: ME SING YOUR-lf PRAISE.
ME MAKE YOUR-lf WAY BECOME MINE.
PRINCE BRING PEACE: WE PRAY #ALL-OF-US BECOME ONE*.
HELP OUR DISAGREE"each" COME-TO-END.
PRINCE BRING PEACE.
3. LAMB FROM GOD, MY HEART OVERFLOW,
AND YOUR SPIRIT FOLLOW YOUR WILL.
LAMB FROM GOD, WE WILL NEVER KNOW
HOW-MUCH DEEP AND ASSERTIVE YOUR LOVE.
LAMB FROM GOD.
Notes: BECOME-DIM - (2h)[O^], POs away, FOs up, close slightly and eyes narrow.
DON'T - (2h)[B], POs down, cross at wrists, then uncross moving horizontally and emphatically. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - don't.
EXHAUSTED - TIRED + [V], PO up, FO > NDS, is drawn with effort across the palm of [B], PO up, FO away.
SUMMON - DH [B] taps NDH [B], PO down, FO > signer, then moves > signer while closing to an [A], PO away from signer, FO up, and moving up.
alt.GIFT-TO"each" - (2h)[X], POs ><, FOs > the recipents, hands move together from NDS to DS.
THEY - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
PRINCE - P-KING.
#ALL-OF-US - [A], PO > NDS, FO up touches DS shoulder then [L^], PO > signer touches NDS shoulder.
COME-TO-END - END starts near should with wg.
OVERFLOW - , PO down, FO away, covers top of [S], PO > DS, FO away, and FT wiggle as the hand moves away, like a cup overflowing. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - overflow.
WILL - WANT but shaken back and forth to show intensity.
ASSERTIVE - (2h)[A], POs ><, FOs away, touch chest on NDS and move forward in an upward arc.
1. Power of Love, when the light burns low,
let us not be cold to a friend.
Power of Love, when the weary call
let us give them all they may need.
Power of Love.
2. Prince of Peace, I will sing Your praise;
I will make Your ways my own.
Prince of Peace, let us all be one;
let our distance come to an end.
Prince of Peace.
3. Lamb of God, my heart overflows,
and Your Spirit goes where it will.
Lamb of God, we can never know
just how deep and bold love can be.
Lamb of God.
To hear the music (without words), go to Power of Love | OCP.org.