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Baptism Verse • Come Close

Baptism Verse • Come Close

Title: Baptism Hymn Come Close
Original: 2007
Client: Gracia Grindal
Occasion: Baptism of Great Niece
Gracia Grindal wrote the poem her great-niece Jonette Adrianna. It is an additional [4th] stanza for the hymn Thy Holy Wings which she translated from Swedish. In 1986 she added a third original stanza for her nephews’ baptism.
She wrote a 5th stanza in 2009, called This Day I Ask, for another great-niece, Theodora.