The Joys of Creation

Composing music is a form of art, an expression of the soul. While writing Praises to His Name I faced a great deal of uncertainty, this caused me to ask many people to play and listen to the song. Many suggestions were given and some ideas were used to improve the song. Hundreds of changes …

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Composition Progress October 2021

At the end of July, I took a 2.5 month sabbatical from all composition work. It was an unintentional break. Not completely understanding why I took a break, I simply acknowledge a break was needed.  Since then, the school year has begun. It is our second year of homeschooling. Now that a good daily schedule …

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Praises to His Name

Last fall, I sat in a sacrament meeting listening to a young man testify that God is a God of Miracles. He told the story about his mother being miraculously healed of cancer. The miracle they prayed for had been granted. At the end of his talk, I thought to myself, “That is wonderful… yet …

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Facing the Trial of a Lifetime

Have you ever experienced a moment in life when time stood still? A moment when you desperately wanted to reverse time and reality was the last thing you wanted to accept?  In my life, that moment came on July 23, 2018. In the early morning hours, I sat in our local emergency room watching my …

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How it all Began

Never be afraid to step onto the path less traveled. Strive to find and fulfill your dreams.