Lynn Carson's reimagined setting for a beloved Mormon hymn. The audio file is from a concert in Australia. Lynn's interpretation of the hymn is that it is being sung to all those who have been hurt or cast out. At the end of the fourth verse, a second choir entered from the rear, singing phrases as they were moved to do.
"The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes." John 3: 8. A hymn about the Holy Spirit: bearer of wisdom, nurturer of God's children, hope of heaven.
Heidi Rodeback has adapted and set a beautiful text by the 16th-century Spanish mystic, St. Teresa of Avila. “Thou art what moves me, Lord / hung from a cross and scorned / Thy body pierced by nail and sword / thy spirit mocked by crush of thorn.”
Cathy Tibbitts's arrangement of Fred Voros's hymn This Day Is a Good Day, Lord won the LDS Church's award for best new anthem in 2014. This performance of the anthem is by the Latter-day Celebration Choir, directed by Ryan Eggett.
This hymn attempts to translate the aspirational ethics of the Sermon on the Mount and other scriptures into modern life. Cathy Tibbitts's anthem version of the hymn won an Award of Merit in the Anthems division of the 2017 Music Festival of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was performed in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on February 23, 2018.