In our home that is lonely today


As we sat beside your bedside
Our hearts were crushed and sore;
We did our duty to the end
‘Till we could do no more.

For many years the family chain
Was closely linked together;
But, oh that chain is broken now,
The main link gone forever.

Gone from our home that smiling face,
The cheerful happy ways
The heart that won so many friends
In bygone happy days.

The sunshine of our happy home
Must always clouded be;
But thou, O Lord have sent this cross,
We bear it all for thee.

Our lips cannot speak how we loved you,
Our hearts cannot tell our dismay;
But God only knows how we miss you
In our home that is lonely today.