Sounds of Home – Maintenance

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the December 15th edition of Sounds of Home!

Down by the Riverside

Gonna lay down my sword and shield,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside.
Gonna lay down my sword and shield,
Down by the riverside,
I’ll study war no more.

Chorus
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more.
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more,
I ain’t gonna study war no more.

Gonna walk with the Prince of Peace,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside.
Gonna walk with the Prince of Peace,
Down by the riverside,
I’ll study war no more. Chorus

Gonna shake hands around the world,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside,
Down by the riverside.
Gonna shake hands around the world,
Down by the riverside,
I’ll study war no more. Chorus

Spiritual


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Submission deadline is Monday, December 21st.

Sounds of Home – Paint

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the December 8th edition of Sounds of Home!

Colors

I am green today
I chirp with joy like a cricket song.
I am gray today
Gloomy and damp like a morning fog.
I am orange today
Loud and messy like finger paint on the wall.

I am red today
Hopping mad like a playground ball.
I am black today
Strong and tall like a great big bear.
I am purple today
Bright and happy like a butterfly in the air.

I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world are in me.

I am yellow today
I shine my light out like the sun.
I am white today
Soft and quiet like new snow.
I am blue today
Calm as glass and cool like the sea.

I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world.
I’m a rainbow today
All the colors of the world are in me.
All the colors of the world are in me.

Song by Kira Willey
from her album, Dance for the Sun
www.kirawilley.com


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Submission deadline is Monday, December 14th.

Sounds of Home – Quit

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the December 1st edition of Sounds of Home!

Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

Chorus:
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen,
Nobody knows but Jesus.
Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen,
Glory Hallelujah.

Sometimes I’m up, sometimes I’m down, oh yes, Lord.
Sometimes I’m almost to the ground, oh yes, Lord.
Chorus

Now, you may think that I don’t know, oh yes, Lord.
But I’ve had trouble here below, oh yes, Lord.
Chorus

One day when I was walking’ along, oh yes, Lord.
The sky opened up and love came down, oh yes, Lord.
Chorus

Traditional


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Submission deadline is Monday, December 7th.

Sounds of Home – Thanks

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the November 24th edition of Sounds of Home!

The Fox

The fox went out on a chilly night
He prayed for the moon to give him light
For he’d many a mile to go that night
Before he reached the town-o, town-o, town-o
He had many a mile to go that night
Before he reached the town-o

He ran till he came to the farmer’s pen
The ducks and the geese were kept therein
He said, “a couple of you are gonna grease my chin
Before I leave this town-o, town-o, town-o
A couple of you are gonna grease my chin
Before I leave this town-o.”

He grabbed the great goose by the neck
And he threw a duck across his back
And didn’t mind their quack, quack, quack
And their legs all dangling down-0, down-o, down-o
He didn’t mind their quack, quack, quack
And their legs all dangling down-o.

The old grey woman jumped out of bed
Out of the window she popped her head
Crying, “John, John, the great goose is gone,
And the fox is on the town-o, town-o, town-o!
John, John, the great goose is gone,
And the fox is on the town-o!”

Then John, he went to the top of the hill
Blowed his horn both loud and shrill
The fox he said, “I better flee with my kill,
Or they’ll soon be on my trail-o, trail-o, trail-o!”
The fox he said, “I better flee with my kill,
Or they’ll soon be on my trail-o!”

He ran till he came to his cozy den
And there were the little ones eight, nine, ten
Sayin’, “Daddy, Daddy, better go back again,
For it must be a mighty fine town-o, town-o, town-o!”
Sayin’ “Daddy, Daddy, better go back again,
For it must be a mighty fine town-o!”

The fox and his wife, without any strife
Cut up the goose with a fork and a knife
They never had such a supper in their life
And the little ones chewed on the bones-o, bones-o, bones-o
They never had such a supper in their life
And the little ones chewed on the bones-o

English folk song


A Poem by Emily Dickinson

Most she touched me by her muteness —
Most she won me by the way
She presented her small figure —
Plea itself — for Charity —

Were a Crumb my whole possession —
Were there famine in the land —
Were it my resource from starving —
Could I such a plea withstand —

Not upon her knee to thank me
Sank this Beggar from the Sky —
But the Crumb partook — departed —
And returned On High —

I supposed — when sudden
Such a Praise began
‘Twas as Space sat singing
To herself — and men —

‘Twas the Winged Beggar —
Afterward I learned
To her Benefactor
Making Gratitude


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Submission deadline is Monday, November 30th.

Sounds of Home – Broke

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the November 17th edition of Sounds of Home!

Morning Has Broken

Morning has broken like the first morning.
Blackbird has spoken like the first bird.
Praise for the singing! Praise for the morning!
Praise for them, springing fresh from the word.

Sweet the rain’s new fall sunlit from heaven,
like the first dewfall on the first grass.
Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden
sprung in completeness where God’s feet pass.

Mine is the sunlight! Mine is the morning,
born of the one light Eden saw play.
Praise with elation, praise every morning.
God’s recreation of the new day!

Text: Eleanor Farjeon
Music: Gaelic tune; arr. hymnal version
ELW #556


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If there is something you are thankful for, something that’s gone well for you lately, a shout out in gratitude you’d like to make, or anything else you’d like to share, we’re eager to hear from you! We hope to have a joyous program highlighting the bright spots in our lives and community.

For submissions, audio recordings are preferred and write-ins are welcome. Please send your recording or text to Molly at tulkmo1@luther.edu.

Submission deadline is Monday night, November 23rd.

Sounds of Home – Bicycle

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the November 10th edition of Sounds of Home!

Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)

There is a flower within my heart, Daisy, Daisy!
Planted one day by a glancing dart, planted by Daisy Bell!
Whether she loves me or loves me not, sometimes it’s hard to tell;
Yet I am longing to share the lot of beautiful Daisy Bell!

Chorus:
Daisy, Daisy,
Give me your answer, do!
I’m half crazy,
All for the love of you!
It won’t be a stylish marriage,
I can’t afford a carriage,
But you’ll look sweet on the seat
Of a bicycle built for two!

We will go “tandem” as man and wife, Daisy, Daisy!
“Ped’ling” away down the road of life, I and my Daisy Bell!
When the road’s dark we can both despise P’liceman and “lamps” as well;
There are “bright lights” in the dazzling eyes Of beautiful Daisy Bell!
Chorus

I will stand by you in “wheel” or woe, Daisy, Daisy!
You’ll be the bell(e) which I’ll ring you know! Sweet little Daisy Bell!
You’ll take the “lead” in each “trip” we take, Then if I don’t do well;
I will permit you to use the brake, My beautiful Daisy Bell!
Chorus

Song by Harry Dacre


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Submission deadline is Monday, November 16th.

Sounds of Home – Key

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the November 3rd edition of Sounds of Home!

God, Thou Who Opened

God, Thou who opened the portals of light, Father of lights never failing!
Lord, at Thy throne is no shadow of night. Day, there, is ever prevailing.

Darkness defeated is fast using ground, Day in the East is ascending;
Faintly the starlight, as lamps burning down, Dies as the nighttime is ending

Hearty and hale we arose at the dawn; Praises and thanks we are bringing:
Thanks for Thy care through the night that is gone, Thanks for this day, now beginning.

Strengthen and help us that we may succeed; Bless every honest endeavor;
Thine is the power, and ours is the need; Savior, be with us forever.

Text: C.J. Brandt; trans. by S.D. Rodholm
Music: Aug. Winding


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To submit a response or word of thanks, 
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Submission deadline is Monday, November 9th.

Sounds of Home – Shell

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the October 27th edition of Sounds of Home!

How Marvelous God’s Greatness

How marvelous God’s greatness, how glorious God’s might!
To this the world bears witness in wonders day and night:
in form and flow’r and snowflake, in morn’s resplendent birth,
in afterglow at evening, in sky and sea and earth.

Each tiny flow’ret whispers the great life-giver’s name;
the mighty mountain masses his majesty proclaim;
the valleys deep are hymning God’s shelter for his own;
The snow-capped peaks are pointing to God’s almighty throne.

The ocean’s vast abysses in one grand psalm record
the deep mysterious counsels and mercies of the Lord;
the icy waves of winter are thundering on the strand;
and grief’s chill stream is guided by God’s all-gracious hand.

The starry hosts are singing through all the light-strewn sky
of God’s majestic temple and palace courts on hight;
when in these outer chambers such glory gilds the night,
oh, what transcendent brightness is God’s eternal light!

Text: Valdemar Briem; tr. Charles V. Pilcher
Music: Koralpsalmboken, Stockholm, 1697
ELW #830

Shells from Ghana from Mary’s shell collection

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As we move into November, the month of Thanksgiving, we will also be devoting a little slice of each program to giving thanks.

Is there something going well in your life? 
Something or someone you are thankful for this week?  

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Submission deadline is Monday, November 2nd.

Sounds of Home – Drift

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the October 20th edition of Sounds of Home!

Now Peace Descends
vs. 1-4

Now peace descends on wings of night. On countryside and town,
The stars unveil, the moon grows bright with silv’ry clouds around.

On yonder stream so smooth and slow a boatman drifts along;
With stars above and stars below he sings his evensong:

“Deep stillness reigns from East to West, from shore to distant hill;
Thou pilgrim spirit in my breast, be still, my soul, be still!

“May peace on all the hearts descend that struggle hopelessly!
Peace be with him who is my friend and with my enemy!”

Text: B.S. Ingemann; trans. by S.D. Rodholm
Music: R. Bay


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Submission deadline is Monday, October 26th.

Sounds of Home – Ring

Tuesdays at 2pm
Welcome to the October 13th edition of Sounds of Home!

The Riddle Song

I gave my love a cherry that has no stone;
I gave my love a chicken that has no bone;
I gave my love a ring that has no end;
I gave my love a baby, there’s no cry-en.

How can there be a cherry that has no stone?
How can there be a chicken that has no bone?
How can there be a ring that has no end?
How can there be a baby, there’s no cry-en?

A cherry when it’s blooming, it has no stone;
A chicken when it’s pipping, it has no bone;
A ring when it’s rolling, it has no end;
A baby when it’s sleeping, there’s no cry-en.

American folk song, Ky.
Harmonized by Edna Ritchie


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Deadline for submissions is Monday, October 19th.

Sounds for this podcast: “church bell chime” recorded by Daniel Simon obtained from SoundBible.com and “church bell tolling in the city” by Alexander permitted for non-commercial use under license ìAttribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) obtained from orangefreesounds.com