Sometimes when morning lights the sky

Sometimes when morning lights the sky

Author: Elizabeth McE. Shields
Tune: [Sometimes when morning lights the sky]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sometimes when morning lights the sky
And gladness fills the air,
I feel like telling things to God,
He seems so very near.

2 Sometimes when flowers are in bloom
And birds are singing clear,
I feel like singing things to God,
He must be very near.

3 Sometimes when trees are standing tall
With branches in the air,
I feel like saying things to God,
I know he must be near.

4 Sometimes when work and play are don
And evening stars appear,
I feel like whispering things to God,
He is so very near.

Source: Children's Hymnal #62

Author: Elizabeth McE. Shields

Shields, Elizabeth McEwen. (Camden, South Carolina, September 22, 1879--May 5, 1962, Asheville, North Carolina). She was named for her grandmother, Elizabeth McEwen of South Carolina. Director, Children's Work of the Presbyterian Board of Christian Education; Chair, children's section of what is now known as the National Council of Churches. Published many books for children, including Junior Hymns and Songs and Worship and Conduct Songs. --Tina Schneider, from information in the DNAH Archives, which includes correspondence from Elizabeth McEwen Shield's sister. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sometimes when morning lights the sky
Author: Elizabeth McE. Shields
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Children's Hymnal #62

Hymns for Primary Worship #d84

Primary Music and Worship #d80

Songs and Hymns for Primary Children #d75

Songs for Primaries #d64

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The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #279

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Worship and Conduct Songs #d30

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