Striving To Be

Full Text

Striving to be someone who's rich
Working so hard to scratch that itch
But there's an itch that we need more:
Striving to be someone who's poor.

Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #95

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: Striving to be someone who's rich
Title: Striving To Be
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "Fight the Good Fight")
Copyright: Public Domain



William Boyd (b. Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1847; d. Paddington, England, 1928) composed PENTECOST in 1864 for the hymn text "Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire"; it was published in 1868 in Thirty-Two Hymn Tunes Composed by Members of the University of Oxford. The name PENTECOST derives from the subjec…

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