I recently met a talented lyricist on Facebook. We clicked immediately and he sent some of his inspirational work which fascinated me. Creating lyrics have not been my strength so I was thrilled to be able to collaborate with him on a few songs where the lyrics come so naturally to him. I recently asked if he would write a song for children on the theme of prayer and he graciously accepted.
I haven’t created many children’s songs but have felt a real need for them especially in regards to teaching children’s classes. In the Ruhi Book 3, Grade 2 children’s class book, there are 3 lessons on the theme of prayer but no songs to accompany them. When teaching the class last year, I remember feeling at a loss in finding an appropriate song. So I asked the children to compose the lyrics and create their own song! It was so sweet to listen to them.
Since then I’ve wanted to compose songs especially for this book which has wonderful themes on service, prayer, consultation and more… I hope to create more songs soon with the help of my new friend. 🙂