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524. Brighten the Corner Where You Are

1 Do not wait until some deed of greatness you may do,
Do not wait to shed your light afar;
To the many duties ever near you now be true,
Brighten the corner where you are.

Refrain:
Brighten the corner where you are!
Brighten the corner where you are!
Someone far from harbor you may guide across the bar;
Brighten the corner where you are!

2 Just above are clouded skies that you may help to clear,
Let not narrow self your way debar;
Though into one heart alone may fall your song of cheer,
Brighten the corner where you are. [Refrain]

3 Here for all your talent you may surely find a need,
Here reflect the bright and Morning Star;
Even from your humble hand the Bread of Life may feed,
Brighten the corner where you are. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Do not wait until some deed of greatness you may do
Title: Brighten the Corner Where You Are
Author: Ina D. Ogdon (1913)
Meter: 13.8.13.8 R
Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Brighten_the_Corner_Where_You_Are); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (9)
Refrain First Line: Brighten the corner where you are!
Tune Information
Name: [Do not wait until some deed of greatness you may do]
Composer: Charles H. Gabriel
Meter: 13.8.13.8 R
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Brighten_the_Corner_Where_You_Are); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (9)



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