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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Little Mother of Mine

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1 Sometimes, in the hush of the evening hour,
When the long shadows creep from the west,
Do I think of the lullaby songs you sang,
And the boy that you lulled to rest;
The wee little boy with the tousled head,
That so long, long ago was thine;
I wonder if sometimes you long for that boy,
O little mother of mine,
O little mother of mine.

2 And now he has come into man’s estate,
He is stalwart in body, and strong;
And you hardly would know that he was the lad
Whom you lulled with your slumber song;
The years have so altered the form and life,
But his heart is unchanged by time;
For still he is only the boy as of old,
O little mother of mine,
O little mother of mine.

3 It comes to me like ‘twas but yesterday—
Even yet I can feel your embrace—
That I told you goodbye, as I went away,
With the tears streaming down your face.
Now long you have slept where the roses bloom,
But the memory is divine;
And some happy day I shall meet you again,
O little mother of mine,
O little mother of mine.

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #180

Author: W. H. Brown

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Author: Charles H. Gabriel

Pseudonyms: C. D. Emerson, Charlotte G. Homer, S. B. Jackson, A. W. Lawrence, Jennie Ree… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sometimes, in the hush of the evening hour
Title: Little Mother of Mine
Author: W. H. Brown
Author: Charles H. Gabriel


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Progressive Sunday School Songs #180

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