Striving to follow the footsteps of Jesus, Ever to walk in the beautiful way

Striving to follow the footsteps of Jesus, Ever to walk in the beautiful way

Author: Laura E. Newell
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Striving to follow the footsteps of Jesus, Ever to walk in the beautiful way
Author: Laura E. Newell
Refrain First Line: We're walking in the way

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Joy, for use in Sunday School and Gospel Meetings #d81
Songs of the Savior's Love #d186
The Shining Way #d85
The Shining Way No. 2 #d100



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