Tag Archives: Americana

POOR LITTLE SPARROW

  POOR LITTLE SPARROW Poor little sparrow, fallen from the nest. Poor little sparrow, lonely for the rest. Jesus hears you calling. The Master sees you there. Gently now he touches you, loves away your care.   He watches, little … Continue reading

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SPRING FEVER

    Numbers and letters and colors, ho hum! I’m ready for summer and school to be done! I’ve played in the snow and slid down the hill; of cocoa and dumplings I’ve sure had my fill!   My wooly … Continue reading

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AN ORDINARY DAY/ AN ORDINARY DOG

    Red Dog trotted down the road.  His white paws; the only white on his trim auburn fur, made a clicking sound on the asphalt country road.  He didn’t trot far, just to the little coffee shop to meet … Continue reading

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AT CLOSE OFDAY Lyric

1.With lifted hands I heard my father pray. His gentle touch would smooth the tears away. At close of day I’d hear my father say, “God bless this house, Lord, keep us day by day!” His quiet strength, his zest … Continue reading

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SAMMY COLORS A PICTURE             All the children came back to the classroom.  They had had a lot of fun at recess.  Sammy had looked for the red bird who had been tap tapping on the schoolroom window, but it … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT OF A CHILD

The spirit of a child is a fragile thing. It thrives on freedom, but requires boundaries. Yearns after adventure, but needs the nearness of a parent.   The spirit of a child is a fragile thing. And sometimes I wonder … Continue reading

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SAMMY AND THE TAPPING BIRD Sammy sat in the classroom.  His seat was wobbly and his papers a mess. It had taken a whole year to get them in such a state.  He was a wobbly kind of kid.  It … Continue reading

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