I’m not really a composer. It’s a even stretch to call myself a songwriter. A songwriter is someone like Carole King, who has written 42 songs — that start with the letter “A”! (I don’t even have ONE song that starts with “A.”) But I’ve written a lot moreRead More
A few years ago, when I was directing the music in Primary, the theme of the month was “Jesus is a God of Miracles.” I wanted a song to go with it. I scoured all the typical sources to find that song, but no luck. So I decided to write one.Read More
I wrote “Everything Speaks His Name” as an assignment song when I was in college. It was an assignment where we were supposed to “Start with a title.” I came up with “Everything Speaks His Name” as a title, and I was feeling pretty smug about it. I thought it would be a loveRead More
Jesus Christ died that we might live. He allowed Himself to be taken captive, so that we might be free. He bowed beneath all things so that He could lift us up. That’s what the song Because is about. “Because He gave to me everything He had to give, I breathe, I see, I hope, I love, I live. I don’t have a video for Because, but you can listen to it: Listen to BecauseRead More
You don’t like good-byes. So today, when you dropped me off at the airport, I didn’t say it. Well, truthfully, I slipped and said half of it — Behind my tears, I barely squeaked out the “bye” part, but that didn’t count, did it?Read More
I haven’t been shopping for Christmas yet. Maybe that makes me a Scrooge. But maybe it keeps me sane. The older I get, the less interested I am in celebrating the birth of my Savior by gathering up a bunch of gadgets and giving them to people who struggle to manage all the gadgets they already have.
But this post isn’t about me. It’s about Santa Claus. Sort of.Read More
I always look forward to Christmastime, and one of the reasons is the opportunity it gives me to connect to people who are making room for the Savior in their lives. Thank you again, for your interest in the song, and may you have a wonderful Christmas season.
I’m not a political blogger, but I just have to weigh in, and this morning seems like a good time. Mostly because writing is therapeutic to me, and I need a little therapy. ☺Read More
To all of you who have watched, liked, played, sung, shared or commented on The Miracle, thank you so much. I’ve loved reading your messages and hearing from so many of you who are grateful for the miracle of the Atonement in your life.
You may order and immediately download the sheet music, mp3 and/or accompaniment track HERE.Read More