The Time to Shine

When the gloomy shadows gather round your way

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Tune: [When the gloomy shadows gather round your way]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Lanta Wilson Smith

Lanta Wilson Smith was born July 19, 1856 at Castine, Maine, and died October 19, 1939 at Taunton, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of a Methodist minister, William J. Wilson, and his wife Sedelia Follett. Her father belonged to the Maine, and later the East Maine Conferences from 1846 until 1866, when he with his family traveled in a covered wagon to the west, where he served as minister in Nebraska and Dakota. Later he returned to New England and founded out his sixty-four years in the ministry at an appointment in Hingham, Massachusetts. From her early childhood Lanta sang and played the organ in church and Sunday school wherever her father was located. When seventeen she attended Bucksport Seminary, Maine, where she received som… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the gloomy shadows gather round your way
Title: The Time to Shine
Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Refrain First Line: That's the time to shine



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