Just to Make the World a Little Better

Just to make the world a little better every day

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Just to make the world a little better every day]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

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First Line: Just to make the world a little better every day
Title: Just to Make the World a Little Better
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: A little better, a little better

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Gospel Melodies #155

Spirit of Praise #d59

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