Effie Mildred (Mickey) Cope, wrote her song, "Holy Spirit be my Guide" - lyrics and music in 48 hours. Her drive for this song stemmed from the Sunday school superintendent asking her to become the teacher for teen girls at her church (Westside Church of the Nazarene, Indianapolis) She was the perfect example of "Nancy Nazarene". She felt a challenge by God to the point of conviction.
After perfecting it, in her mind, she took it to church on Sunday morning (she was a Church Pianist) and presented it with her playing and singing it with all her heart and soul. It became a hit locally. (this was 1960)
She later wanted to go to a music seminar in Ohio with Wiber Vidito, a song evangelist she often played for. The cost for it was $25.00… Go to person page >