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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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TERRIBLE TILLIEANDHER SIDEKICK, BOO

        Terrible Tillie and her sidekick, Boo, bushwhacked Patrick in the Toddler Room. He hid in the toy box; he hid beneath the desk. But they found him and they trounced him and they scared him half … Continue reading

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THE CAROUSEL’S CHRISTMAS

  ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the park not a creature was stirring, the lights were all dark. The lilting notes of the organ so grand were stilled and silence lay over each stand. The booths were … Continue reading

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MY SON

    My son, who is not my son. Who are you, that the simple fact of your birth should so stir the hosts of Heaven? Mary calls you Messiah. Can that really be true? Would God send His Son … Continue reading

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SCHOOL TIME

  Hurry, hurry, jump and pounce! Swing and climb and laugh and bounce! Playground run time; recess sun time; Outside sunshine, lots of fun time!   In the schoolroom teacher smiles; tells us all to rest a while. “Come and … Continue reading

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