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Though there may be shades of sadness

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1 Though there may be shades of sadness
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day,
There are golden gleams of gladness
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day;
There is joy amid the sighing,
Laughter ringing through the crying,
Love to love with smiles replying,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day.

Ev’ry day, while on our way
Through the world, let come what may,
Going forth with strong desire,
To the greatest good aspire,
From the high, still rising higher,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day.

2 You may have your little crosses
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day;
You may meet with little losses
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day;
Never mind! each cross will lighten,
Grief in all your losses brighten,
If your hold on God shall tighten
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day. [Refrain]

3 Seek to lighten some one’s sorrow
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day;
This will bring a sweeter morrow
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day;
Faint, it may be, yet pursuing,
All the Christly graces wooing,
And some little good be doing,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day. [Refrain]

4 Life may have its holy pleasures
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day;
And the heart find richest treasures
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day;
See, the skies are growing clearer,
Dear ones all becoming dearer,
And our home is so much nearer,
Ev’ry day, ev’ry day. [Refrain]

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #99

Author: Elwood H. Stokes

He was president of the Ocean Grove Campmeeting Association. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though there may be shades of sadness
Author: Elwood H. Stokes
Refrain First Line: Every day, while on our way



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