Today, While the Sun Shines

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Lyrics

  1. 1. Today, while the sun shines, work with a will;
    Today all your duties with patience fulfill.
    Today, while the birds sing, harbor no care;
    Call life a good gift; call the world fair.
  2. Today, today, work with a will;
    Today, today, your duties fulfill.
    Today, today, work while you may;
    Prepare for tomorrow by working today.
  3. 2. Today seek the treasure better than gold,
    The peace and the joy that are found in the fold.
    Today seek the gems that shine in the heart;
    While here we labor, choose the better part.
  4. Today, today, work with a will;
    Today, today, your duties fulfill.
    Today, today, work while you may;
    Prepare for tomorrow by working today.
  5. 3. Today seek for goodness, virtue, and truth,
    As crown of your life and the grace of your youth.
    Today, while the heart beats, live to be true,
    Constant and faithful all the way through.
  6. Today, today, work with a will;
    Today, today, your duties fulfill.
    Today, today, work while you may;
    Prepare for tomorrow by working today.
  7. Text: L. Clark, ca. 1880, alt.
    Music: Evan Stephens, 1854–1930
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
229
Music
Evan Stephens, 1854–1930.
Text
L. Clark.
Scriptures
Doctrine and Covenants 64:23–25, 33, Articles of Faith 1:13
Meter
Irregular meter
Topic
Duty, Encouragement, Preparedness, Self-Improvement
Tune
Constant
Languages
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Dansk
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148
Deutsch
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154
Español
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Gagana Samoa
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Latviešu Valoda
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Lietuvių Kalba
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Português
Enquanto o Sol Brilha (Hinário)
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Q'eqchi'
Naq toj anajwan
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Reo Tahiti
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Română
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Suomi
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Tagalog
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139
Български
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145
Русский
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142
Українська
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136
ภาษาไทย
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113
한국어
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176
中文
大好韶光 (聖詩選輯)
143
日本語
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142