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Hope, love, work

Full Text

1 Sometimes the day seems long and drear,
The clouds of sorrow hover near,
And joy seems dead and pleasure gone;
But still I hope and journey on.

The Savior softly whispers,
“I will ever be your guide,”
Though paths are dark and dreary,
I will journey by your side;”
Trust him with trust unfailing,
Be strong, his strength availing,
Press on, o’er wrong prevailing,
To the home above.

2 Sometimes the light is low and dim,
And looming there are shadows grim,
The pathway leads by darkened ways;
But still I love through all the days. [Refrain]

3 Sometimes it seems so cold and far,
The distant, twinkling, gleaming star,
With naught of kindness in its glow;
But still I work and onward go. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #99

Author: Louis E. Holcomb

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sometimes the day seems long
Title: Hope, love, work
Author: Louis E. Holcomb
Refrain First Line: The Savior softly whispers