1 Let us reach beyond the winter through this dark, depressive gloom, may the light of Christ come shining into every shuttered room. 2 May the sunshine of the spring time warm each frozen heart and mind, melting prejudice and anger by love faithful, strong and kind. 3 Now profound anticipation wakens hope and offers grace, as we press, with God beside us, to the future we must face. 4 God who shares our darkest moments, God of harmony and praise, lead us on until you greet us, God the goal of all our days. Andrew Pratt (born 1948) © 2004 Stainer & Bell Ltd 8 7 8 7 Tune: LOVE DIVINE (Stainer) Andrew Pratt Words © 2004 Stainer & Bell Ltd, London, England, http://www.stainer.co.uk. Please include any reproduction for local church use on your CCL Licence returns. All wider and any commercial use requires prior application to Stainer & Bell Ltd.