May 3, 2012

15 years... wow.



The promise of living
With hope and thanksgiving
Is born of our loving
Our friends and our labor.

The promise of growing
With faith and with knowing
Is born of our sharing
Our love with our neighbor.

The promise of loving
The promise of growing
Is born of our singing
In joy and thanksgiving.

For many a year I’ve know these field
And know all the work that makes them yield.
Are you ready to lend a hand?
We’re ready to work, we’re ready to lend a hand.

By working together we’ll bring in the harvest,
the blessings of harvest.

We plow plant each row with seeds of grain,
And Providence sends us the sun and the rain.
By lending a arm
Bring out the blessings of harvest.
Give thanks there was sunshine,
Give thanks there was rain,
Give thanks e have hands
To deliver the grain.

O let us be joyful,
O let us be grateful to the Lord
For his blessing.

The promise of living
The promise of growing
The promise of ending
Is labor and sharing and loving.

Aaron Copland - The Promise of Living

Happy 15th Anniversary, Buddy - you are, as you have been since I met you, my hero.

2 Comments:

Blogger Brightdreamer said...

Congratulations!

3:12 AM  
Blogger PeppyPilotGirl said...

Thanks, DL! Hard to believe it's been 15 years.

10:53 PM  

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