The Sheep Need the Grass

From the ‘Sing Young, Sing Joyfully’ collection

1. The sheep need the grass,

The grass needs the earth,

Everything needs each other.

The fish need the stream,

The stream needs the rain,

Everything needs each other.


2. The bird needs the worm,

The worm needs the soil,

Everything needs each other.

The crab needs the tide,

The tide needs the moon,

Everything needs each other.


3. We all need the grain,

The grain needs the sun,

Everything needs each other.

We all share Earth’s life,

A wonderful web,

Gift of the God of all life.


Text and Music © William Livingstone Wallace

Harmony by Francis Dennis

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Topics: Social & Environmental Ministry. 8 Points: Point 7: Integrity of the Earth. Seasons & Special Events: All Seasons. Ages: Elementary, Pre-School, and Pre-Teen. Resource Types: Audio MP3 and Children's Songs.

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