2014 NEW RELEASE! Lyric adaptations of the Psalms & original music by Kathy Sherman, csj. "I Life Up My Soul will take you on a soulful journey though peaks and valleys.... moments of longing and joy... periods of darkness and hope.... prayers sung to God..." (KS) A beautiful "Retreat Resource."
This album includes a booklet featuring a commentary by Kathy about why she set her Psalm adaptations to music and her desire to share express them with her heart. Each title also has an individual reflections by Kathy in the form of questions. Space is provided for the listener to jot down their own reflections if desired. In addition, Marianne Race, csj, has written thoughtful comments on each of the Psalms from a scholarly perspective. This combination of music, lyrics and reflections creates a rich and meaningful album.
Kathy says, "The Psalms have an amazing capacity to express the human experience and to describe people's relationship with their God. They convvey sorrow..joy....frustration...anguish...anger.... They give us a beautiful and uplifting way to speak our hearts to our God who is forever listening.... "
This beautiful album can also be a thoughtful comfort to someone going through a challenging life situation - it offers solace, peace, joy and hope. It can also be a reflective resource for personal or group retreats.
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ALBUM INCLUDES SONGS (CLICK ON SONG TO HEAR SAMPLE)