713. Touch the Earth Lightly

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Text Information
First Line: Touch the earth lightly
Title: Touch the Earth Lightly
Author: Shirley Erena Murray (1991)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 5.5.10.D
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Care of Creation; Dedication and Stewardship; Hunger (1 more...)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1992 Hope Publishing Company
Tune Information
Composer: Colin Gibson (1992)
Meter: 5.5.10.D
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: © 1992 Hope Publishing Company

Text Information:

An Australian aboriginal saying opens this gentle hymn from New Zealand on the stewardship of creation. “Clouds of disaster” in the second stanza refers to the testing of nuclear devices then occurring in the Pacific Ocean, but the concern for all created things is timeless.

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