This is the first arrangement I created and was so fun for me. I was able to play it at my sister-in-law’s funeral as well as my mother-in-law’s funeral a few months later. It has continued to be one of my favorite pieces.
This is a piano solo that has a story. I was newly divorced and the Singles Representative in my ward. I was talking with another sister in my ward that was going through a really tough divorce. Hers was a covenant marriage – another way of saying for eternity. Her husband had been unfaithful and left her. I spent a full hour listening to her story and when I hung up, I was grieved. How could that be? I thought marriage in the temple was forever; eternal – certainly that had been the case with my parents and both my grandparents. As I pondered this most heart-breaking story, I found…