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Living Christ Song 7

I feel I need to also give you all some full disclosure about recent goings-on surrounding these songs.  As I searched online, I found another person who has also posted songs she wrote to help memorize this document, “The Living Christ.”...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Jun 28, 2015

Memorize the Living Christ 6

It’s finally time for another “Living Christ” post!  Here is Song 6!  I hope you’re enjoying this fun challenge and I hope that you’re feeling a greater measure of the Spirit in your home as you memorize this inspired...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on May 20, 2015

Memorizing “The Living Christ” with Music

Each year, our family makes a goal together to memorize a document, scriptures, or the like throughout the year.  This past year, we have memorized the 13 Articles of Faith, and it has been a great experience!  As we look to 2015, we have made a g...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Dec 30, 2014

New Arrangement: Song of Thanksgiving

I am so excited to share a new arrangement with you; it’s just in time to get it ready to be sung for Thanksgiving!  I have always loved both of these hymns: “We Thank Thee, Oh God, for a Prophet” and “For the Beauty of the E...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Sep 19, 2014

New Hymn: The Sun in Glory Rose That Day

I am so excited to share this new hymn with you!  In 2013, my husband, W. Gerrit van Dyk, got a “Special Recognition” award in the LDS Church’s yearly music submission for the words of this hymn in the “Hymn Text” categ...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on May 9, 2014

New Song about Mothers: Soon

This song is so very dear to my heart, and I am so glad I’m able to share it with you now. I started writing this song last fall when my son, whom I was homeschooling, decided he wanted to attempt … Continue reading →...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on May 1, 2014

Baptism Promises Sheet Music

I was reminded by a comment that I hadn’t yet posted the sheet music to this song, so here it is!  This was the song my son sang at his baptism (along with the other girl being baptized that same … Continue reading →...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Apr 29, 2014

New Song for Christmas: We Know Who You’ll Be

I am SO EXCITED to finally be posting another song!  I have written a few in the interim between postings, but entered them into various sheet music competitions and can’t post until I know for sure I didn’t win. . … Continue readi...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Sep 30, 2013

New Song: Baptism Promises

Hello all! I know you’re probably shocked that I’m actually posting–I can’t believe it’s been almost a month! Life has been crazy, as I’m sure all of your lives have been well I want to share a new song with …...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Jun 26, 2013

New Song: He Is Risen! Piano Solo

I have gotten a request to write more piano solos, and since Easter is coming up quickly, I decided to re-arrange one of my choir pieces into a piano solo.     Hope you enjoy it!   Sheet Music for … Continue reading →...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Mar 22, 2013

New Song: He Is There

I was so excited to get a request from poet Deborah Finneran to collaborate on this piece. She wrote the lyrics first as a poem, and asked me to write the music. I love the message of this piece: Just … Continue reading →...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Feb 12, 2013

New Piano Solo: Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

I have added a new arrangement–I realized that I hadn’t put any piano pieces up, and since piano is really my passion, I’d better get one up!  I love this hymn–such a peaceful and lovely melody. I arranged this solo … C...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Jan 25, 2013

New Song Post: His Plan for You

I just finished writing a new duet for children and adults called, “His Plan for You.”  I wrote this because this month in Primary we are learning about how we are children of Heavenly Father and how He has an … Continue reading &#...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Jan 22, 2013

New Arrangement: He Is Risen!

I am excited to present another piece for you–an arrangement of “He Is Risen!”, one of our well-known Easter hymns.  This arrangement is for SATB, but has a lot of Soprano/Alto and Tenor/Bass unison parts, so it is a relatively ...
by Mormon Mom and Her Music on Jan 18, 2013


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