Posted in Christianity, Hope, Love, Songs

WRAPPED IN RED, CROWNED IN GOLD (The Sweetest Love Song, Ever Told)

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

christmas present

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
The sweetest love song, ever told
Born for you, born for me
Reconciled to waiting Father
Cost Him all; this Gift is free

This Christmas day, cherish one another
We’ve been given Heaven’s Love
Love, like none other

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
’Tis the sweetest love song, ever told
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold

This Christmas day, believe, oh see, receive
This free present, red and gold
All worldly gifts, leave

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
’Tis the sweetest love song, ever told
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold

Born to die, His life flowed, then crowned in gold
The stars in His smiling eyes
Reveal truth unfold

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
’Tis the sweetest love song, ever told
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold

This Christmas day, cherish one another
We’ve been given Heaven’s Love
Love, like none other

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
The sweetest love song, ever told
Born for you, born for me
Reconciled to waiting Father
Cost Him all; this Gift is free

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Love, Songs

IN THE STABLE OF MY HEART (Song Lyrics)

christmas baby boy

Oh Jesus
You’ve found a place
In the stable of my heart
You came in the darkness
And I, I didn’t turn You away

Oh Jesus
Sweet Babe of God
You lay Your life out for mine
Oh how I love You Lord
I lift my hands, praise Your holy name

Expectantly waiting
Anticipating
I am waiting Lord
With a heart
Ready to burst with joy
Holy Spirit joy

Oh Jesus
You’ve filled this heart
This cold, and this emptiness
Flooded it with heaven
And traded it for love, peace and joy

Oh Jesus
I hope and pray
That many will come to You
Be saved, and healed today
And all darkness will be washed away

Expectantly waiting
Anticipating
I am waiting Lord
With a heart
Ready to burst with joy
Holy Spirit joy

My Father
You sent sweet hope
Into the world’s hopelessness
Oh may my heart reveal
My love, and eternal thankfulness

Expectantly waiting
Anticipating
I am waiting Lord
With a heart
Ready to burst with joy
Holy Spirit joy

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Poems, Songs

IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

trees in the snow painting

It’s cold outside
The fire is burning brightly
The robins huddle close
The candles flicker so
My heart, it is awarming
To the season’s gift of love
It’s cold outside
Soft snow falls from above

It’s cold outside
Carollers sing so sweetly
Light fragrance dusts the rose
Now how does that song go?
My countenance is smiling
Friend, to you I give my love
It’s cold outside
Love sprinkled from above

It’s cold outside
This season ends completely
Sparkling tinder, it glows
Melting the cold, I know
I hear the lambs ableating
The Shepherd’s eyes of pure love
It’s cold outside
Bring healing from above

It’s cold outside
Heaven’s stars twinkle lightly
Shine hope on mankind’s woes
White glitters through the snow
My voice joins in the singing
Melodious notes of love
It’s cold outside
Life given from above

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Love, Lyricist Singing Her Own Songs, Songs

ON THE EVE OF A MIRACLE (A New Christmas Song with Lyrics)

On the eve of a miracle
When hopelessness cried silently
The people’s hearts, they were breaking
Waiting for promised liberty

So many years had passed them by
Each Mother, Father shared the news
But life grew harder, tears fell too
Where is He, the King of the Jews

Chorus
On the eve of a miracle
We’ve been wanting help to come
Others have said it’s impossible
There’s nothing can be done
But just look up, the answer’s on its way
And one day soon, we’ll sing
This is the eve of our miracle day
He loves us too, it’s our miracle day

Then pure love shone forth one dark night
Salvation wrapped in perfection
He appeared; but they didn’t know
He was sent for adoration

Oh! Little Babe of Bethlehem
They desired to seek Your sweet face
Forgive them not recognizing
Heaven’s gift of mercy and grace

Chorus
On the eve of a miracle
We’ve been wanting help to come
Others have said it’s impossible
There’s nothing can be done
But just look up, the answer’s on its way
And one day soon, we’ll sing
This is the eve of our miracle day
He loves us too, it’s our miracle day

When eyes were shut, they couldn’t see
Or know what they were waiting for
Open eyes Lord, that we may see
The promises You have in store

And so it is, for us today
Longing for light in the dark night
And longing for needs to be met
Body, soul and spirit tonight

Chorus
On the eve of a miracle
We’ve been wanting help to come
Others have said it’s impossible
There’s nothing can be done
But just look up, the answer’s on its way
And one day soon, we’ll sing
This is the eve of our miracle day
He loves us too, it’s our miracle day
Yes, He loves us too, it’s our miracle day

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Hope, Lyricist Singing Her Own Songs, Songs

THAT HOLY NIGHT (NEW CHRISTMAS SONG WITH LYRICS)

Let us be joyous
Come let us see
All that our Saviour
Promised to be

He came to give us beautiful sight
New melodies to sing
He opened doors that held us captive
And now sweet gifts we bring
And now sweet gifts we bring

’Cause our hearts, He healed
Our life, He sealed
When truth was revealed
Creation kneeled
Creation kneeled

Chorus
’Twas the night, that holy night
We’ve all be waiting for
’Twas the night, that holy night
The angels, Love adored
Love adored, Love adored
The angels, Love adored

Oh! Come let us praise
Heaven’s delight
Hymns of thanksgiving
Sing Holy Night

That holy night, so perfectly timed
The stars reflected love
Yes, Jesus was born, Immanuel
Immanuel means love
Immanuel means love

’Cause our hearts, He healed
Our life, He sealed
When truth was revealed
Creation kneeled
Creation kneeled

Chorus
’Twas the night, that holy night
We’ve all be waiting for
’Twas the night, that holy night
The Father’s love, restored
Love restored, love restored
The Father’s love, restored

’Twas the night
That holy night

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Hope, Love, Songs

HEAR THE BABE (Christmas Song Lyrics)

christmas nativity scene

Hear the babe, triumphant cry
As Mary sings her lullaby
Echoing words that to shepherds, rang out
‘Peace on Earth’, angelic shout

As Mary sings her lullaby, creation watches on
Born in lowly manger, majesty in one so young

Watching tenderly over Him, she wipes away the tear
A tear reflecting hope, reflection of brightest star

My dearest son, I love you so, many will follow you
But many won’t believe, that truth will lead them through

Hear the babe, triumphant cry
As Mary sings her lullaby
Echoing words that to shepherds, rang out
‘Peace on Earth’, angelic shout

The bed upon which you do lay, will bring them to their knees
From ages to ages, each life will one day see

You cannot express your love yet; yet love is not hidden
Waiting for you Jesus, praise God, eyes have beholden

Rest up, sweet one, take your slumber, the time will surely come
When all humanity, will go, or with you, be one

Hear the babe, triumphant cry
As Mary sings her lullaby
Echoing words that to shepherds, rang out
‘Peace on Earth’, angelic shout

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Love, Songs, Trials & Blessings

CHRISTMAS TEARS (Song Lyrics)

tears dropping an instant picture

When you find yourself lost and alone
Upon the road of celebration
When those who know you, love you, leave you
Don’t see the tears you shed in silence
May the season draw you close, keep you
And fill you with joy’s jubilation

Chorus
Christmas tears, yes, we’ve all had them
When family and friends aren’t here
O Let the beauty of December
Find and release hidden Christmas cheer

Some footsteps may need to be taken
The horizon may look different too
The air will become so much sweeter
The birds will sing familiar tunes
Life will take on new meaning for you
When you let go, and embrace what’s true

Bridge
Christmas tears
May they become
Your Christmas story
Healing tears
Let them fall, into waiting ears
’Cause the dreams of all your yesteryears
In Jesus, are wrapped in His presence

So let Him dry them, oh my dear
No, there is nothing you need fear
Let Him turn them into tears of joy
Let’s begin again, this brand new year

Chorus
Christmas tears, yes, we’ve all had them
When family and friends aren’t here
O Let the beauty of December
Find and release hidden Christmas cheer

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Hope, Love, Songs

CHRISTMAS IN YOUR HEART (Song Lyrics)

three glittering christmas tree vector

Is there joy deep within
Is there reason to sing
When those Christmas hymns touch
Your life’s sweet memories

Let the music begin
Let the carollers bring
All the warmth and love’s touch
Of Christmas jubilees

O Christmas in your heart, in your heart
Melts the coldness, and sheds a soft glow
Upon the sadness of the past year
Upon the gladness, all of the cheer
Brings the long drawn out days to a close
Kisses the season, with love to show
Kisses the season, sets hearts aglow

May the blessings find you
Dispel all shades of blue
That heart, if out of touch
Renewed by One who sees

Find yourself surrounded
Find yourself surely loved
Let the Saviour’s heart touch
And bring you to your knees

O Christmas in your heart, in your heart
Melts the coldness, and sheds a soft glow
Upon the sadness of the past year
Upon the gladness, all of the cheer
Brings the long drawn out days to a close
Kisses the season, with love to show
Kisses the season, sets hearts aglow

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Inspiration, Love, Songs

THIS STARRY NIGHT (Christmas Song Lyrics)

Elegant Christmas tree

It has all been leading up to this
This beautiful night, this starry night
The story unfolds, salvation comes
Mankind’s sin, in love, to send to flight

This starry night, upon lonely hill
That hears a shepherd cry
The sheep find comfort
This starry night
Creation breaks forth
Hallelujah
Triumphant cry

Beautiful night, a new beginning
Love permeates the earth and darkness
We didn’t comprehend our great need
Till opened eyes saw we were heartless

This starry night, upon lonely hill
That hears a shepherd cry
The sheep find comfort
This starry night
Creation breaks forth
Hallelujah
Triumphant cry

In truth, love and joy, we have this hope
None other could have ever given
Immanuel, Christ with us, He came
So one day we could be forgiven

Come hear the little babe
Come see His wonderful Name
God came down
Pure love adorned
A babe fit for His future crown

This starry night, upon lonely hill
That hears a shepherd cry
The sheep find comfort
This starry night
Creation breaks forth
Hallelujah
Triumphant cry

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Love, Poems, Songs

Christmas Wings

cardinal flower flower beautiful

On the gentle twilight breeze
The little wings did flutter
Bringing news of wondrous love
The birth of son to mother

A story told long ago
Of hope and expectation
Led the way harmonious
Bearing life’s jubilation

Oh! Hope and do not waver
For the Saviour’s here to stay
He was born that crystal night
Purity amongst the hay

On Christmas wings, they still come
To share a sweet, mournful note
He came to heal broken hearts
Keep love, peace and joy afloat

Christmas wings, love adorning
Midst beauty, or worldly ruin
And time cannot erase them
Hear Jesus call from within

Let’s sing, forever give thanks
Let’s shine, so others will see
’Cause that babe from heaven’s hands
Came to save you, you and me

© 2017 Liana Wendy Howarth