He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed…and He guided them to their desired haven.@Psalm 107:29-30
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Sharp McNiel (1873-1911)

Julian H. (Sharp) McNiel, in The Highway to Heaven, edited by Anthony J. Showalter & John H. Showalter (Dalton, Georgia: A. J. Showalter, 1899) (🔊 pdf nwc).

We are sailing o’er the surging tide
To a home where joys ne’er die;
Trusting Jesus only as our guide,
We shall reach it by and by.

Refrain

Sailing home! we’re sailing home;
By and by we’ll anchor there;
Sailing home! we’re sailing home!
Life’s unfading crown to wear.

We are sailing to that happy shore
Where is felt no grief nor pain;
Meeting there our loved ones gone before,
We shall never part again.

Refrain

Sailing home, we swiftly onward sweep,
Cheered by Heaven’s beacon light;
Jesus guides us safely o’er the deep,
To that haven calm and bright.

Refrain