470. There Is a Longing in Our Hearts

Text Information
First Line: For justice, for freedom, for mercy
Title: There Is a Longing in Our Hearts
Author: Anne Quigley (1992)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 17:1-2; Psalm 17:6-7; Psalm 18:3-6; Psalm 18:28; Psalm 51:6; Psalm 73:26; Psalm 86; Psalm 119:20; Psalm 119:81
Topic: Prayer
Language: English
Refrain First Line: There is a longing in our hearts, O Lord
Copyright: © 1992 Anne Quigley (Published by OCP)
Tune Information
Name: LONGING
Composer: Anne Quigley (1992)
Meter: Irregular
Key: d minor or modal
Copyright: © 1992 Anne Quigley (Published by OCP)


Text Information:

The refrain that frames this sung prayer describes why we pray, and the stanzas indicate what we pray for. These requests are not for possessions but for qualities and conditions we hope for in the world around us, and they emerge from the changing circumstances of our lives.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)