Walk Softly in Springtime

Walk softly in springtime, to hear the grass

Author: Edna F. Grant
Published in 6 hymnals

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Source: Common Praise (1998) #209
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Author: Edna F. Grant

Grant, Edna Fay. (Rockland, Ontario, October 27, 1905--1981). Baptist. She moved with her parents to British Columbia, where she worked in various occupations until the onset of diabetes threatened her eyesight. Her doctor stimulated her not only to learn Braille, but to widen her range of interests. In 1942, she became national field secretary for Canada of the Women's Christian Temperance Union; after 1948, when blindness ruled out steady travelling, she continued at the WCTU's Toronto office until 1974, when she retired in theory if not in practice. She published privately two books of verse: Walk softy in springtime (1962) and All the trimmings (Christmas, 1973). The former has as its keynote her best-known hymn, which won second place… Go to person page >

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First Line: Walk softly in springtime, to hear the grass
Title: Walk Softly in Springtime
Author: Edna F. Grant
Copyright: © 1965, renewal 1993 The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Used by permission of Hope Publishing Co.



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Common Praise (1998) #209

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