Hymn of Grateful Praise

Hymn of Grateful Praise

“For the Beauty of the Earth” set to the melody “Scarborough Fair,” for Solo or SSAATTBB, both with violin obbligato.

Hymn of Grateful Praise

Abide With Me

Words by Henry F. Lyte (adapted); Melody by William H Monk (adapted); Arranged by Sally DeFord

Hymn of Grateful Praise

A Place in His Arms

“And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.”

Hymn of Grateful Praise

A Holy Child is Born

Jesus was born in an obscure town in a small land, without earthly fanfare. Quietly. And so the emphasis of this Christmas song rests on the word “quietly.”

Hymn of Grateful Praise

A Heaven on Earth

It *is* possible to make home a bit of heaven. It happened to our family once, for about ten minutes back in 1992.

Hymn of Grateful Praise

Arise and Shine Forth

This song was my unofficial contribution to the 2006 LDS Mutual (youth program) theme, “Arise and shine forth that thy light may be a standard for the nations.”

Hymn of Grateful Praise

A Believer’s Prayer

This song, a simple prayer for help in actively representing the things we believe, was written to support the 2009 LDS Youth theme.

Hymn of Grateful Praise

Hush the Baby

Not long after Jesus was born, angels summoned the shepherds to come and see the babe and His mother. I hope with all my heart that she had some time to rest…