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The greatest gift, the gift of life
The gift of love divine
God gave us all a special gift
He meant for it to shine
He meant for it to shine

The darkest night can be made light
By one bright word or smile
If we'd put on our neighbor's shoes
And choose to walk a mile
God gave us all our own free will
To choose the paths we take
No greater deed could e'er be done
Than for another's sake

The greatest gift, the gift of life
The gift of love divine
God gave us all a special gift
He meant for it to shine
He meant for it to shine

Shine on, shine on, for all to see
God's light inside your soul
Shine on, shine on, let love flow free
Warm others in its glow
Shine on, shine on, shine on
So hide it not or it will fade
Shine on, shine on, shine on
Shine on, shine on, shine on

The greatest gift, the gift of life
The gift of love divine
God gave us all a special gift
He meant for it to shine
Shine on, shine on, shine on



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