Exploring #Billerica, a view of the Concord River


Not a soul in sight along the Concord River in the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Billerica, Massachusetts.

For the fruit of all creation,
Thanks be to God.
For His gifts to ev’ry nation,
Thanks be to God.
For the plowing, sowing, reaping,
Silent growth while we are sleeping,
Future needs in earth’s safe-keeping,
Thanks be to God.

In the just reward of labor,
God’s will is done.
In the help we give our neighbor,
God’s will is done.
In our world-wide task of caring
For the hungry and despairing,
In the harvests we are sharing,
God’s will is done.

For the harvests of the Spirit,
Thanks be to God.
For the good we all inherit,
Thanks be to God.
For the wonders that astound us,
For the truths that still confound us,
Most of all, that love has found us,
Thanks be to God.

The Reverend Fred Pratt Green (1903-2000)

1 Comment

  1. Debbie says: Reply

    I’m glad you like our town and the beauty of god’s work and your reflections you write or so very tounching

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