• “Whether we’re married or single, with children or childless, at every season of life if we are trying to find fulfillment and contentment and joy through anything or anyone other than Christ Himself, we’re setting ourselves up for disappointment.” – Elisabeth Elliott

Mary Lundie Duncan (1814-1840)

Born: Ap­ril 26, 1814, Kel­so, Scot­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 5, 1840, Cleish, Kin­ross­shire, Scot­land.

Buried: Cleish, Kin­ross­shire, Scot­land.

Daughter of Ro­bert Lun­die, Par­ish Min­is­ter of Kel­so and sister-in-law to Horatius Bonar, Mary mar­ried in 1836 to Will­iam Wall­ace Dun­can, Par­ish Min­is­ter of Cleish, Kin­ross­shire. Her hymns, most­ly writ­ten for her child­ren be­tween Ju­ly and De­cem­ber 1839, ap­peared in 1841, in her post­hu­mous Mem­oir, by her mo­ther; they were re-iss­ued in 1842 as Rhymes for My Child­ren.

– Hymntime.com

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  • Melody Myrow says:

    My Grandmother taught me this prayer when I was a child. My Grandmother was born in 1918-89 I was born in 1963. Thou hast clothed me, warmed and fed me; listen to my evening prayer. 3. Let my debts be all forgiven; This is the only thing different about the prayer I learned as a child. (Thou has clothed, Warmth and fed me.) and (Let my sins be all forgiven) I love this prayer and now it has more meaning. It's always been special to me.

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