The Dance Of Dawn

from by Jeff Johnson & Sandy Simpson



The Dance Of Dawn
Lead vocal: Sandy Simpson

Golden sunrise on a balmy day,
Rolled in blue skies from across the bay.
Night stars flicker as they close their eyes;
Eyelids thicker as light clothes the sky.

Night time cowers in its greying shroud;
Threatening, dour, like raining cloud.
Yet, The wonder of a bright new day,
Quells the thunder of a night too grey.

Why did we pass on through the door into the light,
This blinding light that lights up all the corners of the night.
Renewing spirits tired by aimless flight,
Out of the night,
Into the light?

Creatures waken as they hear the call;
Sleep forsaken like a weary pall.
Treetops glisten as they deck the sky,
Mountains listen as dawn echoes by.

Colors brighten in a slow array;
Senses heightened to a newborn day.
Dewdrops burnish in a golden song,
As they furnish us the dance of dawn.

By Sandy Simpson
© 1987 Sola Scriptura Songs (BMI)
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from The Awakening, released March 15, 1986


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ArkMusic recording artist, composer, producer, and Selah worship leader has released numerous solo recordings along with collaborations with Irish flutist, Brian Dunning inspired by Stephen Lawhead's novels and guitarist, Phil Keaggy. View Jeff's complete discography here: ... more

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