Steering for Home

Though high toss the billows on life's stormy sea

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [Though high roll the billows on life's stormy sea]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though high toss the billows on life's stormy sea
Title: Steering for Home
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: My course over the deep in safety I'll keep
Notes: German translation: See "Und toben die wogen des lebens so wild" by E. C. Magaret
Copyright: Public Domain



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New Century Carols #67

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #196

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