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Carrie Ellis Breck was born 1/22/1855 at Walden, VT.  Her family moved to NJ where she married Frank Breck; somewhere between 1910-1920 the new couple moved to Oregon.  There she was a devoted wife, a mother to five daughters and a poetess.  It’s said that she could not “carry a tune” but that did not hurt her ability in po­e­tic rhy­thm – 2000 poems flowed from her pen.  She wrote “Face to Face With Christ My Saviour” “All the World for Jesus” “Nailed to the Cross,” and “When Love Shines In.”  She died 3/27/1934.

“Face to face with Christ, my Savior, Face to face—what will it be,

When with rapture I behold Him, Jesus Christ who died for me?”


“Face to face I shall behold Him, Far beyond the starry sky;

Face to face in all His glory, I shall see Him by and by!”

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