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Tiny Hearts and Hands

As each moment passes by

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [As each moment passes by]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 As each moment passes by,
All the whole year thro’,
There is something ev’ry day,
Little folks may do.

Work with tiny hearts and hands,
Ev’ry single day,
Building, building for the right,
And driving wrong away,
Building, building for the right,
And driving wrong away.

2 We can try our best to be
Brave and good and true,
So our little lives will grow,
As He wants them to. [Refrain]

3 When we all are older grown,
Then we’ll truly see,
What a very precious thing
Character may be. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #260

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. 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: As each moment passes by
Title: Tiny Hearts and Hands
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Work with tiny hearts and hands
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Excelsior Hymnal #260

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