A very simple song, about a very basic concept… and one of the more challenging things I’ve written.
“O ye that embark in the service of God, see that ye serve him with all your heart, might, mind and strength…”
Heavenly Father is never far away from us, and He will hear us pray anytime, anywhere.
Familiar lyrics (with an extra verse of my own) are set to an old Irish melody called “Slane,” which we traditionally sing using the words to “Be Thou My Vision” or “Take Time to be Holy.” For solo or SSAATB choir.
My 2007 Christmas card carol, written for my first grandson, Damien.
Oh remember how that baby came from God to be our King; ‘Twas for Him the star was gleaming and the angels came to sing.
I’ll be the kind of person that I know I’d like to be if I could see the Savior standing nigh, watching over me.
If I plant seeds of faith, of honor and truth, what a beautiful harvest I’ll reap.
Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott; Music: Michael F. Moody; Arrangement: Sally DeFord
A Christmas lullaby, because our children need to hear and remember and love the most beautiful story of all.
He speaks to me in quiet ways that fill my soul with peace; And if listen with my heart, I hear the Savior’s voice.
I can give a greater gift than any earthly gem; For all my heart and all my love will be my gift to Him.
He came with healing in His hands. and hope was born within the hearts of men.
He knows His creations, where e’er they may be; Because He loves them so, I know He loves me.
Make a list of all the things mothers do and you’ll run out of paper. These lyrics are based on the singable list, but the less poetic list, for which I am also grateful, is hovering there in the background.