Family History—I Am Doing It

“Family History—I Am Doing It,” Friend, July 2003, 15

Family History—
I Am Doing It

1. Fam’ly history—I am doing it,

My fam’ly history.

And the love I feel when I’m doing it

Is very sweet to me.

I learn stories of my progenitors;

I write their history.

I keep records of my loved ones

On my own family tree.

2. Fam’ly living now and the ones who’ve died

Can all be sealed to me,

And someday I’ll meet every one of them,

I’m sure as I can be.

Oh what joy we’ll have when they say to me,

“We’re all a family.

I am yours and you are mine now,

Through all eternity.”

Moses 6:5–8

Abr. 1:31

Words and music: Jeanne P. Lawler, b. 1924. © 1982 IRI; revised.

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