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Said the night wind to the little lamb,
Do you see what I see
Way up in the sky, little lamb,
Do you see what I see
A star, a star, dancing in the night
With a tail as big as a kite
With a tail as big as a kite

Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy,
Do you hear what I hear
Ringing through the sky, shepherd boy,
Do you hear what I hear
A song, a song, high above the trees
With a voice as big as the sea
With a voice as big as the sea

Said the shepherd boy to the mighty king,
Do you know what I know
In your palace warm, mighty king,
Do you know what I know
A Child, a Child shivers in the cold
Let us bring Him silver and gold
Let us bring Him silver and gold

Said the king to the people everywhere,
Listen to what I say
Pray for peace, people everywhere!
Listen to what I say
The Child, the Child, sleeping in the night
He will bring us goodness and light
He will bring us goodness and light



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    UnregisteredDec 7, 2011 at 1:23 am
    All of creation proclaimed his coming! The wind, the lamb, the shepherd boy, the star pointing the way, the trees, the sea and the mighty king!
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 2, 2011 at 8:52 pm
    Jesus is the only reason for christmas, this means that he was born on this day to be a saviour and a friend to all. The song implies that he didn't come here to live as a normal human being, but to live, love, die for our sins and set an example... For all.
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 9, 2011 at 8:56 pm
    It means peace, love and harmony.
    Everything is connected through god and he wants us all to send a message to one another.
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 18, 2013 at 2:08 am
    This beautiful Christmas song was written during/after the Cuban Missile crisis in October of 1962. As implausible as it first seems, it is a plea for peace and a call by the songwriters to prevent nuclear war. The star dancing in the night, with a tail as big as a kite: imagery of the frightful beauty of an ICBM streaking across the sky on its way to inflict nuclear Armageddon. The message, however, is timeless as a Christmas carol since it became immensely popular.
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    UnregisteredDec 25, 2013 at 3:09 pm
    God's presence is always with us. We need to tune into his voice. This song captures how God's presence and love cannot be contained. It reverberates from nature to us. It must be shared. And when we do, we come to know even more his goodness and light and love.

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