The Harbor Lights of Home

Over the trackless deep the sailor sails for many a weary day

Author: Ida M. Budd
Tune: [Over the trackless deep the sailor sails for many a weary day]
Published in 5 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Over the trackless deep the sailor sails for many a weary day
Title: The Harbor Lights of Home
Author: Ida M. Budd
Refrain First Line: The home lights are shining

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Our Hymns: compiled for use in the services of the Baptist Temple #46

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Sifted Wheat: a collection of songs for Sunday schools, young people's societies, devotional and revival meetings #180

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #150

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Songs of the Pentecost for the Forward Gospel Movement #132

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