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Shadow and Substance

Shadow and substance,
     wonder and mystery,
         spellbinding spinner of atoms and earth;
Soul of the cosmos,
     person and energy,
         Source of our being, we sing of your worth.

We are your image,
     formed in community;
         sisters and brothers of Adam and Eve.
You gave us color,
     custom and history;
         teach us to honor what others receive.

Naming the nameless,
     Spirit of unity,
         scanning the heavens for signs of your care;
God of the ages,
     give us humility;
         guide us to mystical union in prayer.

Daniel Charles Damon
Words © 1994 Hope Publishing Company

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Product Code: 2010, 8019, 8020

Collections: Supplement 99|The Sound of Welcome - Damon|Worship & Rejoice

Scriptural Reference: Genesis 1:1, 26-27; John 1:1; Psalms 8:1-9, 19:1-4

Theme: Arts & Sciences, Creation, God - Creator, God - Guide, God - Image, God - Mystery, Music & Singing, Praise of God, Prayer

Author(s): Damon, Daniel Charles (More Hymns | Biography)

Suggested Hymn Tune: TWILIGHT - Damon, Daniel Charles (More Hymns | Biography)

Poetic Meter: 5.6.10.D.

Date Uploaded: Tue Aug 29 13:22:56 2006

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