Thursday, October 8, 2009

Be Thou My Vision

Be Thou my vision, O Lord of my heart;
Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art.
Thou my best thought, by day or by night,
Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.
Be Thou my Wisdom, and Thou my true Word;
I ever with Thee, and Thou with me, Lord;
Thou my great Father, I Thy true son;
Thou in me dwelling, and I with the Thee one.
Be Thou my battle shield, sword for the fight,
Be Thou my dignity, Thou my delight.
Thou my soul's shelter, Thou my high tower.
Raise Thou me heavenward, O Power of my power.
Riches I heed not, nor man's empty praise,
Thou mine inheritence now and always;
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart,
High King of heaven, my Treasure Thou art.


  1. Oh Livvy, this is one of my most favorite hymns! I love playing it on the piano and singing it too! It's an Irish song isn't it?
    I posted it a couple weeks ago on my other blog too!
    Thanks for sharing! Have a wonderful evening!

  2. I love that hymn. Thank-you for posting it!

    God Bless,


  3. OOoh I love this. Especially during Autumn ~ for some reason it makes me think of Autumn.

  4. This is probably my favorite hymn. Thanks for posting it!
    In Christ,

  5. I love that hymn! Thank the Lord it will be stuck in my head all week and now I know where to look for all the lyrics :)

    Your blog is just lovely. It's exciting to read about life from your perspective. Being a mom of 4 I am blessed by your obvious devotion to the Lord!

    I can't wait to see what you discover about plants and will enjoy learning from you.

    Jessie at Blog Schmog

    I clicked your comment at Pioneer Woman