1st Of August : Swiss National Day


1st Of August : Swiss National Day

728 Year Ago The End Of The Christian Kingdom In The Holy Land (1291); And The Birth Of A Small Nation, That Will End In 26 States With Its Own Police Force, Food Specialities, Education And Spoken Language. Never Got A King But The Voices Of The People Under God.

Pride Humility and Responsibility

The Swiss National Anthem

When the morning skies grow red,
and over us their radiance shed
Thou, O Lord, appeareth in their light
when the alps glow bright with splendor,
pray to God, to Him surrender
for you feel and understand
that He dwelleth in this land.
In the sunset Thou art night
and beyond the starry sky
Thou, O loving father, ever near,
when to Heaven we are departing
joy and bliss Thou’lt be imparting
for we feel and understand
that Thou dwellest in this land.
When dark clouds enshroud the hills
and gray mist the valley fills
yet Thou art not hidden from thy sons
pierce the gloom in which we cower
with Thy sunshine’s cleansing power
then we’ll feel and understand
that God dwelleth in this land

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