Building All Our Hopes

We are pilgrims on the way

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are pilgrims on the way
Title: Building All Our Hopes
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: O, his promise is sure

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Bells of Bethlehem #d142

Our Thankful Songs #d208

Reaper Songs #d63

Sonnets of Praise #d162

The Song Harvest #d198

Tidings of Glory #d202

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