79. Light Dawns on a Weary World
||TEMPLE OF PEACE|
||William P. Rowan (2000)|
||188.8.131.52.8 with refrain|
||G Major or modal|
||© 2000 William P. Rowan (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)|Text Information:
This is a hymn whose tune came first. Upon hearing it, the author recalled the watered garden of Isaiah 58:11, which in turn led to Isaiah 55:12, paraphrased in the refrain. Then came the stanzas, organized around their first two words: Light dawns, Love grows, Hope blooms.