Just as a Mother Sings

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Shirley Erena Murray
Tune Name: SCHOMMER

Lyrics as Poetry

Just as a mother sings her baby to sleep,
just as a father hugs his child,
just as compassion gathers all to her wing:
so is the love of God to me,
so is the love of God to me.Just as a friend will listen when we are low,
just as a neighbour lifts our load,
just as the sun will turn the face of the flower:
so is the love of God to me,
so is the love of God to me.Strong as the beat that keeps the rhythm of life,
clear as the song creation sings,
true as the word that we are never alone:
so is the love of God to me,
so is the love of God to me.


Words by
Shirley Erena MurrayCopyright © 2005 by Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, Illinois • USA

                                                    Audio Sample

"JUST AS A MOTHER SINGS"
Verses 1 & 3
sung by David Moddle
with piano accompaniment

Scripture References

  • Psalm 131:2
  • 1 John 4:7-8

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Children∶ music about
  • Children∶ music for
  • Compassion
  • Constant, Unchanging
  • Faith
  • Father, Fathering
  • Friend, Friendship
  • God∶ love of
  • God∶ nature of
  • Hope
  • Human Relationships
  • Life∶ rhythm of life
  • Mother, Mothering
  • Neighbour
  • Relationships∶ relationships with others
  • Relationships∶ relationship with God
  • Trust
  • Truth
  • Word

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