Happy Thanksgiving!

Painting © 2005 Dixie Redmond


For The Beauty Of The Earth

For the beauty of the earth,
For the beauty of the skies,
For the love which from our birth
Over and around us lies,
Lord of all, to thee we raise
This our grateful hymn of praise.

For the beauty of each hour
Of the day and of the night,
Hill and vale, and tree and flower,
Sun and moon and stars of light,
Lord of all, to thee we raise
This our grateful hymn of praise.

For the joy of human love,
Brother, sister, parent, child,
Friends on earth, and friends above,
Pleasures pure and undefiled,
Lord of all, to thee we raise
This our grateful hymn of praise.

For each perfect gift of thine,
To our race so freely given,
Graces human and divine,
Flowers of earth and buds of heaven,
Lord of all, to thee we raise
This our grateful hymn of praise.


3 comments:

  1. Very nice words to go with a very nice landscape.

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  2. HAPPY Thanksgiving Dixie! Hope you had a wonderful day yesterday
    xoxoxo rachael

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  3. We sang this over and over in girl scouts, church camp. I love it too. Pam

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