Walking in the shining way

My heart is filled with joy today, I know that Jesus saves me

Author: Ida M. Budd
Tune: [My heart is filled with joy today]
Published in 13 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Ida M. Budd

Ida M. Budd was born in 1859 in a log cabin in Saginaw County, Michigan. When she was three years old her parents moved to Milford, Michigan. She loved nature and books. She decided to be a school teacher, receiving her teaching certificate when she was fifteen. Her first poem was published in 1881. She is known for her poems for children. 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 >

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First Line: My heart is filled with joy today, I know that Jesus saves me
Title: Walking in the shining way
Author: Ida M. Budd
Refrain First Line: There's sunshine in my soul

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