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Bridge the road to heaven with a smile

There is not a care in all the world

Tune: [There is not a care in all the world]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. There is not a care in all the world but smiles can make it light,
Then smile as on your way you go;
There is not a cloud so dark but has a silver lining bright,
And every trial met is even so.

You can bridge the road to Heaven with a sunny smile,
And its miles of care and sorrow with a song beguile;
Doubt and fear will not molest; you will be supremely blest
If you bridge the road to Heaven with a smile.

2. Tho’ your pathway seems the roughest, and the rocks and thorns abound,
Just smile away the ache and pain;
Tho’ the ruts are deep and muddy, don’t give up and turn around,
For soon the sun will shine away the rain. [Refrain]

3. Tho’ the storm may gather o’er you, foes assail without, within,
Fear not the danger or the strife;
If you smile and fight with courage, there is One to help you win
A crown of joy and everlasting life. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #624

Text Information

First Line: There is not a care in all the world
Title: Bridge the road to heaven with a smile
Refrain First Line: You can bridge the road to heaven


The Cyber Hymnal #624
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The Cyber Hymnal #624

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