As you go

There is just a word of gladness you can tell

Author: Emily K. Baker
Tune: [There is just a word of gladness you can tell]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 There is just a word of gladness you can tell,
There is just a little sadness to dispel;
There are weary feet to strengthen,
There are drooping hearts to cheer;
There are sunny hours to lengthen,
Rocky roads to clear.

Refrain:
Then sing a song of gladness all the day,
And scatter sunny smiles along your way;
Catch the sunbeams as they fly
From the hours that hurry by,
Oh, sing a song of gladness all the way.

2 There is nothing quite so cheering as a smile!
Surely let us not go fearing all the while,
There’ll be many a gloomy shadow
You must lighten as you go,
For in sunshine there is power
You must help bestow. [Refrain]

3 You’ll find happiness abounding ev’rywhere!
If you only look around you, it is there!
There are burdens you must lighten;
All your happiness employ;
There are broken hearts to brighten
With your song of joy. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of Praise: for the Church and Sunday School #128

Author: Emily K. Baker

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First Line: There is just a word of gladness you can tell
Title: As you go
Author: Emily K. Baker
Refrain First Line: Then sing a song of gladness all the day
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns of Praise: for the Church and Sunday School #128

Inspirational Songs for Sunday School, Social Worship, Missionary and Evangelistic Work #d242

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