O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
God shed His grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!
- Katharine Lee Bates, 1895
There are many who would like us to forget that. Tunes and music are remarkably valuable in helping us to remember things. What kind of tunes do you fill your head up with?
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
- Romans 12:1, 2
The word of God is the will of God. It Had To Be Simple...