Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by."
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Display Title: Bring Your Vessels, Not a FewFirst Line: Are you looking for the fullness of the blessingTune Title: [Are you looking for the fullness of the blessing]Author: Lelia N. MorrisScripture: 1 Kings 17:14-16; 2 Kings 4:3; Acts 9:17; Romans 15:13Date: 1980Subject: Choir | ; Invitation | for Consecration
Display Title: Bring Your Vessels, Not a FewFirst Line: Are you looking for the fullness of the blessing of the LordTune Title: [Are you looking for the fullness of the blessing of the Lord]Author: Leila N. MorrisDate: 1989Subject: Holy Spirit |