Blott en dag, ett ögonblick i sänder;
O, hvad tröst, ehvad som kommer på!
Allt ju hvilar i min Faders händer;
Skulle jag som barn väl änglas då!
Han, som bär för mig ett faders hjärta,
O, han gifver ju åt hvarje dag
Huldt dess lilla del af fr¨jod och smärta,
Så af m¨da som behag.
Caroline W. Sandell Berg (b. Froderyd, Sweden, 1832; d. Stockholm, Sweden, 1903), is better known as Lina Sandell, the "Fanny Crosby of Sweden."
"Lina" Wilhelmina Sandell Berg was the daughter of a Lutheran pastor to whom she was very close; she wrote hymns partly to cope with the fact that she witnessed his tragic death by drowning. Many of her 650 hymns were used in the revival services of Carl O. Rosenius, and a number of them gained popularity particularly because of the musical settings written by gospel singer Oskar Ahnfelt. Jenny Lind, the famous Swedish soprano, underwrote the cost of publishing a collection of Ahnfelt's music, Andeliga Sänger (1850), which consisted mainly of Berg's hymn texts.
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