There is a Rule of Thumb

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1 There is a Rule of Thumb
That what will come will come
We'll get to where we've got to get
And come from where we're from
No need for feeling pride
No need for feeling glum
Let's side by side enjoy the ride
For what will come will come

2 There is a guarantee
That what will be will be
We'll miss the things that we will miss
And see what we will see
The doing has been done
The ending has begun
Let's side by side enjoy the ride
For what will come will come"

Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #104

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: There is a Rule of Thumb
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "Crown Him With Many Crowns")
Copyright: Public Domain



Composed for Bridges's text by George J. Elvey (PHH 48), DIADEMATA was first published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Since that publication, the tune has retained its association with this text. The name DIADEMATA is derived from the Greek word for "crowns." The tune is lively an…

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Secular Hymnal #104

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