lead me on, let me stand,
I am tired, I am weak, I am worn;
Through the storm, through the night,
lead me on to the light:
Take my hand, precious Lord, lead me home."
It can be hard to fathom how so many beautiful works of art come from deep tragedy. This hymn was written in Chicago in 1932 following the death of Thomas Dorsey's wife Nettie and infant son during childbirth.
If you'd like to read more: https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/history-of-hymns-precious-lord-take-my-hand