Sing Young - Sing Joyfully
Children's Hymns by Bill Wallace

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1. Pity I don't want your pity,
just help change my world,
change my world.

2. Dream, Dream Dream, dream and never give up,
Hope, hope of a world to be,
Work, work for justice and dreams,
Put others first and set people free.
3. Time Of Peace How can the time of peace come to Earth?
When will all bombs be banned?
How can true justice blossom in mirth?
When will the violence end?..................
4. All Those Who Choose The Way All those who choose the Way
Of noble living
Must seek to grow each day
In joyful giving,.............
5. There Are Times
There are times when truth is this and partly that,
When love can bind extremes to be as one,
But at other times our heart says "you must choose the way
Of life or death, for you and Earth today."................
6. We All Have Stories We all have stories we can share
Of times of failure and success,
Of highs and lows, of gold and dross,
Of frugal lives and love's excess.............
7. Abraham Had Stirring Dreams

Abraham had stirring dreams
That called for emigration.
Steadfast faith sustained his search
Despite its worst privation.
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8. King David

King David was a man of fire
Who sang and danced for God.
The raptures of his heart's desire
Were sacred gifts from God................

9. Jesus Christ Is Alive

Jesus Christ is alive and lives in me
As I touch the Christ within,
As I open my life
To the power of God's love
I obey the Risen Christ.
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10. The Energy Of God

The energy of God,
Like yeast within the dough,
Can take a sterile life
And give it strength to grow..................

11. Which Code Can Assist Us
(The Ten Commandments)

Which code can assist us
Uncover the fullness
Of living and loving
Which our spirits need?...............

12. Great Life Force

Great Life-Force, God of all nurture;
Honour and praise to you.
Your peace and justice fill the Earth;
Honour and praise to you..................

13. All Things Are Connected

All things are connected,
And everything is one,
The cells within our flesh,
The Moon, the stars, the Sun..................

14. Thank You God

Thank you God for this beautiful Earth.
Thank you God for the wonder of life.
Thank you God for the blessing of love.
Thank you God for the strength to forgive.
Thank you God for a most thankful heart......................

15. Thank You, Thank You

Thank you, thank you, thank you God
For the gift, the gift of life.
Thank you, thank you, thank you God
For the peace beyond all strife................

16. Blow Your Whistle

Blow your whistle, beat your drum,
God's new way is full of fun.
Have a party, bake a cake,
Everyone should celebrate................

17. If You Want To Be Happy

If you want to be happy
Love life more than things
Finding the joys which sharing brings....................

18. Old Fashioned Cameras

At times we're like old-fashioned cameras
Seeing life as black or white.
At times we're like deleted scanners
Printing only dull or bright..................

19. If I Think That I Am Wiser

If I think that I am wiser
But you feel that you are right
We don't need a fight to settle
What is black and what is white................

20. I Can't Face Forgiving You

I can't face forgiving you,
You have caused me too much pain.
You have made me cry too much,
We can't be good friends again..................

21. When I'm Feeling Hurt And Angry

When I'm feeling hurt and angry
I will let my feelings out
Yelling all my pain out loudly
When no others are about..............

22. When Your Heart Is Feeling Blue

When your heart is feeling blue,
Feeling blue, feeling blue,
Count your blessings and give thanks,
Give thanks to God.................

23. If My Eyes Are Full Of Tears

If my eyes are full of tears,
If my heart is numb with pain,
Give me hope that does not die;
Bring me back to life again.................

24. I Don't Have To Be

(Boys) I don't have to be king of the castle,
I just want to be me.
(Girls) I don't have to be queen of the castle,
I just need the courage to be.................

25. We're Really Like Onions

We're really like the onions
With skins beneath our skin.
Each face has ways of masking
The private worlds within.
Our eyes can beam their smiling
While hiding floods of tears................

26. As Well As A Bed

As well as a bed
We need an inner space where stillness lives.
As well as a roof
We need the shelter loving gives................

27. Beneath My Skin

Beneath my skin I'm flesh and bone;
There's more to me than you can see.
Beneath my smile I've fears and pain;
There's more to me than you can see........

28. Life Is For Living Now

Life is for living now;
Not moaning or groaning,
Avoiding, disowning,
Life is for living now ! (WOW)
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29. I'm Glad I'm Alive

I'm glad I'm alive, I'm glad that I see
There's never been anyone quite like me.
God loves my lips, yes God loves my teeth,
God loves my legs and my toes.
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30. I Am A Loveable Person

I am a lovable person,
One of the children of God.
I shall enjoy being myself
Even though some think I'm odd.............

31. When I Dream

When I dream I see the grumpy people smile
And the crying people wipe away their tears.
If only I could wave my wand
To change their heartache and their fears..........

32. Everything Is Changing

Everything is changing
Like the butterflies
Grow from eggs so tiny
To their adult size.
?.............

33. Let's Play At Being Ice

Let's play at being ice,
As cold as frost and snow,
Bringing sleeping time
When life can grow...............

34. I Would Like To Be Like Jesus

I would like to be like Jesus,
Gentle, loving, strong and true.
I would like to be like Jesus
And see God in me and you..............

35. I Scramble Up A Hill

If I scramble up a hill,
If I climb into a tree,
If I look out from a cliff,
I can see and see and see..............

36. Christmas Is A Time For Children

Christmas is a time for children,
Time for presents, fun and play.
Christmas is a time for children,
Let's all be children on this Christmas Day.............

37. Let's Live Nativity

Let's live nativity;
let the manger shape our minds,
the baby touch our hearts,
the mother bless our flesh.
Let love be shared;
it's Christmas, it's Christmas...............

38. When I Pretend

When I pretend that I'm a seed,
A seed lying in the soil,
The seed and I are one............

39. The Sheep Need Grass

The sheep need the grass,
The grass needs the earth,
Everything needs each other............

40. Let's All Imagine

Let's all imagine we are like a bird
Flying in the bright, blue sky,
Singing our best songs sweetly as we can,
Seeing all of life with a clear bird's eye............