To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.@Ecclesiastes 3:1
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James H. Fillmore, Sr. (1849-1936)

Jessie B. Pounds, in Gems and Jewels, by J. H. Fillmore & J. H. Rosecrans (Cincinnati, Ohio: Fillmore Brothers, 1890), number 82.

James H. Fillmore (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Jessie B. Pounds (1861-1921)

There is a time for waking and for sleeping,
A time for warring and a time for peace;
A time for sowing, and a time for reaping,
A time for toil, a time when toil must cease.

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A time of rest will come to hearts grown weary,
A time of praise to those that grieve and sigh,
A time of joy to those whose lives are dreary,
The Lord’s good time is coming by and by.

A time for pain, a time for shadeless pleasures,
A time for shadows and a time for light;
A time to lose, a time to find our treasures,
A time for faith, a time for perfect sight.

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A time for tears, a time for rapturous greeting,
A time for exile and a time for home;
A time for parting, and a time for meeting,
Trust on! The Lord’s good time will surely come.

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