My Father Taught Me

Mabel Jones Gabbott

Michael F. Moody

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    With confidence

    My father taught me to listen

    To wild birds’ morning song,

    To laughter of the rippling brook,

    To gladness all day long.

    My father taught me courage.

    When I would walk away

    And leave unpleasant work undone,

    He gave me strength to stay.

    At evening when dark shadows

    Were waiting everywhere,

    He helped me find a special Friend.

    My father taught me prayer.

    Music, With confidence