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Mothers Evening Prayer

Amy Duncan

Key:
G
Vocal Range:
Medium-high
Pitch Range:
D4 - E5
Digital Sheet Music PDF
$6.95
Key:
F
Vocal Range:
Medium-low
Pitch Range:
D4 - E5
Digital Sheet Music PDF
$6.95
Composer:
Amy Duncan
Lyricist:
Mary Baker Eddy
Instrumentation:
Piano/Vocal
Key:
Check
,
F
,
G
Vocal Range:
Check
,
Medium-High
,
Medium-Low
Vocal Pitch Range:
D4 - E5
MP3 Duration:
03:00

Easy to play and sing, this modern arrangement of Mary Bake Eddy's "O Gentle Presence" is smooth and calming.

Lyrics

Mother’s Evening Prayer

Lyrics: Mary Baker Eddy
Music: Amy Duncan

O gentle presence, peace and joy and power;
O Life divine, that owns each waiting hour,
Thou Love that guards the nestling’s faltering flight!
Keep Thou my child on upward wing tonight.

Love is our refuge; only with mine eye
Can I behold the snare, the pit, the fall:
His habitation high is here, and nigh,
His arm encircles me, and mine, and all.

O make me glad for every scalding tear,
For hope deferred, ingratitude, disdain!
Wait, and love more for every hate, and fear
No ill, ā€” since God is good, and loss is gain.

Beneath the shadow of His mighty wing;
In that sweet secret of the narrow way,
Seeking and finding, with the angels sing:
“Lo, I am with you alway,” ā€” watch and pray.

No snare, no fowler, pestilence or pain;
No night drops down upon the troubled breast,
When heaven’s aftersmile earth’s tear-drops gain,
And mother finds her home and heav’nly rest.

Words used courtesy of The Mary Baker Eddy Collection

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