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Morning has broken, like the first morning.
Blackbird has spoken, like the first bird.
Praise for the singing, praise for the morning,
Praise for them springing fresh from the Word.

Sweet the rain's new fall, sunlight from heaven.
Like the first dewfall, on the first grass.
Praise for the sweetnes of the wet garden,
Sprung in completeness where His feet pass.

Mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning.
Born of the one light Eden saw play.
Praise with elation, praise every morning;
God's recreation of the new day.

Morning has broken, like the first morning.
Blackbird has spoken, like the first bird.
Praise for the singing, praise for the morning,
Praise for them springing fresh from the Word.



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    Tom KrehbielApr 19, 2013 at 6:27 pm
    Pretty song. I wonder, tho, was this before Stevens became a Muslim? It would make sense with any of the Abrahamic religions, of course.
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    UnregisteredJun 23, 2012 at 3:52 am
    Plain & simple ... The start of a new day ... Just like the new day that was the dawn of creation & that one should praise god for giving us this new day, this new chance & not waste it – take full advantage of it ... Make the most of it - carpe diem if you will ...
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    UnregisteredJun 19, 2012 at 4:23 am
    To vardgoat
    I dont believer the teacher loves god any less than you. You seem to be twisting words as you say. Do you know that teacher, or is that just one of your quick, and uninformed judgements?
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    UnregisteredJun 19, 2012 at 4:16 am
    I dont see where some of you are getting all this negativity about this song. There is nothing in there about bad fruit. Where did the cat remark come from? The mention of a cat is not in there at all. This proves that many can find negativity where there is none. There is nothing in there about christ either. God is the one which created (and creates) the earth and all things that are, have been, or ever will be everyday, so lets give some positive credit to "the one" that deserves the glory and credit of creation. For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory for ever and ever amen
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    UnregisteredJun 14, 2012 at 10:28 pm
    Just alllways moves me very deeply every time i read these lyrics. I met a woman from germany who sings this song with her young students every morning. Imagine all of creation singing it every morning... Every school. Wow it is a pleasant reminder... That everyday is just like the first day. Just as important. Why would today be any less important than the first day. We could be sadly preoccupied... Not paying attention to him. He is tenderly recreaating it for us. Aware of this and tred everso lightly... It is always still fresh. Could this be our new national anthlem. Yes!! Father sweeetest father we delightfully ask you makes this song our new national anthlem.. In your precious sons name... Amen

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