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Always face the sunshine

Always face the sunshine

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [Always face the sunshine]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Always face the sunshine;
Give not sadness room;
Darkness ever chills and blights,
Sturdily turn from gloom.

Face ever the sunshine;
Live in the joy of his smile;
Beautiful beams of sunshine
Grief and care beguile.

2 Joy is in the sunshine,
Color in the light;
Blessing goes where light can come,
Radiant, warm and bright. [Refrain]

3 Hope is on the mountain
By the sunlight kissed;
Ready stand to greet the dawn
Down in the valley mist. [Refrain]

4 Always face the sunshine,
Live the life of cheer,
Singing, smiling everywhere,
While you are staying here. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #143

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Always face the sunshine
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: Face ever the sunshine