I’ve been reading Beth Moore’s book, Feathers From my Nest, in which she shared the following take on the song “Hush Little Baby.” She explains how she re-wrote the lyrics as she sang to her children and attempted to teach them about God as their Father. I just loved this so thought I would share:
“Hush little baby, Daddy’s got a Word
No eye has seen, no ear has heard.
Dream sweet dreams, but you can’t dream this,
Plans your Weaver weaves for bliss.
Hush little baby, don’t you cry.
Daddy fixes all things by and by.
Cease your strivings, rest your eyes
You’re my joy and you’re my prize
Sleep little baby, I’ll stay awake
If skies should fall and mountains quake
You’ll be safe in Daddy’s arms,
Wrapped in blankets, robbed from harms.
Hush little baby, I will sing
While angels dance and ’round you ring.
If I should come before you wake
Your eyes will open to your Daddy’s face
So hush little baby, trust me now
Thrones and powers to me bow.
I tell oceans what to do
I think Daddy can take care of you.”