Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A Song of Peace

Here's the full words to the song after Prayers of the Faithful at Ascension:

This is my prayer, O God of all the nations,
A prayer for peace for lands a-far and mine.
This is my home, the country where my heart is;
Here are my hopes, my dreams, my holy shrine.

But other hearts in other lands are beating
With hopes and dreams as true and high as mine.
My country’s skies are bluer than the ocean
And sunlight beams on cloverleaf and pine.

But other lands have sunlight too and clover,
And skies are everywhere as blue as mine.
O hear my prayer, thou God of all the nations,
A prayer of peace for their land and for mine.

Tune: Finlandia (Jean Sibelius)
Verses 1, 2, Lloyd Stone; Verse 3, Georgia Harkness

1 comment:

Megan said...

oh man, I miss that so much!