When my oldest daughter was in Primary, she was asked to give a talk. Singing was her thing; not speaking. We wrote this song with the topic of the Word of Wisdom. She did great. This song was a flash in the pan and never sung again. I hope it gets a new life.
Help me, dear Father, to guide this child of mine;
to teach him to love thee and strive for things divine.
Please bless me with wisdom and love to see him through
temptations and trials; bless his friends and teachers too.
This little spirit has been sent to me from thy presence, now I ask of thee,
guide me in teaching him the rules of life, that he might avoid eternal strife.
I ask thee Father in humility to guide me in this task thou hast given me.
This song literally came “line upon line”. I had the music long before most of the lyrics, but the title always stayed the same. It was finally the spring of 2014 when I decided it was time to commit it to paper – thanks to my daughter-in-law’s encouragement. Thanks, Chelsae! I’ve been blessed to see…
This is the original version. Realizing it might not be the easiest for most people to sing, I rewrote it. This is for those who like to sing below Middle C. This song just came in the night. It went through a few iterations before settling on the final version. Pres. Russell M. Nelson of…
I was a young mother with several little children and one troubled teenager. I was managing a household, caring for others and wasn’t feeling a whole lot of love at the time. I just wanted to vent. Venting was never my style, so a song was born. Read between the lines. This song tells a…
This song was a request from our Stake Relief Society for the annual RS Birthday Celebration. Sharon Reese and I collaborated on this one. She is a very talented lady and we created together for several years. LYRICS: And she shall be called woman,Gracious, beloved and divine.The works of her hands describe her.She’ll be known…