The text consists of a list of aphorisms related to a quote from Ezekiel: There shall be showers of blessing unto all children. Possessed with something worth singing about, with its contemporary folk-like style, this is a musical gem of a piece.
There shall be showers of blessing unto all children. (Ezekiel 34:26)
Blessed are the peace makers,
For they shall be called the children of God. (Mathew 5:9)
All of you are children of the most high. (Psalms 82:6)
Vocatio mea. (My purpose) Interview with Patricia Jane Haggarty
Blessed are the Pure in Heart, for they shall see God. (Mathew 5:8)
Voca Me (Hear me)
Blessed are the peacemakers, Blessed are the pure in heart,
Blessed are the children, they shall find rest
Blessed are the pure in heart, Blessed are the peace makers
Small rain upon the grass. (Deuteronomy 32:12)
Forbid them not, (Mark 10:13-16)
The meek shall inherit the earth. (Psalm 37:11)
Be ye kind one to another,
Tenderhearted to each other. (Ephesians 4:32)
I am but a little child. (1-Kings 3:7, 9)
Great shall be the peace of your children. (Isaiah 54:13)
For to such belongs the Kingdom of God. (Mark 10:14)
I know not how to go out or come in. (Kings 3:7, 9)
“They are looking for someone to love them.” (Patricia J. Haggarty)
Be Ye Kind, Tenderhearted. (Ephesians)
Forgive – “They are hurting.” (PJ Haggarty)
“When God calls you listen,” (PJ Haggarty)
When God calls you hear.
Small rain upon the tender grass —Vocatio mea.
Children, upon our gentle earth. (Linford)
Blessed are the peacemakers…..
Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them. (Mark 10:13-16)
Forbid them not. (Mark)
Love them fully, abandon them not, take their hand. (Linford)
Teach them to love in deed and in truth. (1-John 3:18)
And shower them with love and blessings.