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'Through the harsh noises of our day ...'

Through the harsh noises of our day,     A low sweet prelude finds its way;  Through clouds of doubt and creeds of fear     A light is breaking, calm and clear.   —John Greenleaf Whittier, Christian Science Hymnal, No.

'My voice shalt thou hear in the morning ...'

My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.   — Psalms 5:3.

'Arise, shine; for thy light is come ...'

Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. — Isaiah 60:1.

'O weary pilgrim, lift your head ...'

O weary pilgrim, lift your head,    For joy cometh in the morning; For God in His own Word hath said    That joy cometh in the morning. —M.

'Praise now creative Mind ...'

Praise now creative Mind,  Maker of earth and heaven;  Glory and power to Him belong,  Joy of the sun and skies,  Strength where the hills arise,  So let us praise with joy and song.   —William P.

'Follow with reverent steps the great example ...'

Follow with reverent steps the great example Of him whose holy work was doing good; So shall the wide earth seem our Father’s temple, Each loving life a psalm of gratitude. —John Greenleaf Whittier, Christian Science Hymnal, No.

'As a drop of water ...'

As a drop of water is one with the ocean, a ray of light one with the sun, even so God and man, Father and son, are one in being.   —Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.

'Give unto the Lord the glory ...'

Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name; worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.   — Psalms 29:2.

'As the physical and material ...'

As the physical and material, the transient sense of beauty fades, the radiance of Spirit should dawn upon the enraptured sense with bright and imperishable glories. —Mary Baker Eddy,  Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.

'Such tender beauty, Lord, from Thee ...'

Such tender beauty, Lord, from Thee Is shed abroad o’er all the earth; In bird, in sunbeam, light and flower Thy grace and goodness may be seen. —J.