160. A Stable Lamp Is Lighted
||David Hurd (1984)|
||© 1984 GIA Publications, Inc.|
||Guitar chords do not correspond with keyboard harmony.|Text Information:
The doubled lines in each stanza of this reflection on Christ’s birth and death echo his saying (Luke 19:40) that creation will praise him if people are silent. This text by a former Poet Laureate of the United States is set to a lullaby-like tune specially composed for it.