This page includes some recordings from Amanda's last album, Rejoice! Songs and Hymns, for which scores are not yet available. Contact Amanda to request scores for those songs. Click on any title for a YouTube video except where otherwise noted. Where multiple videos exist, they are all included on the YouTube videos page.
"All that We Need" celebrates the ways that we took care of each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The Blessings of the Year" is a song for the turning of the year, particularly during difficult times.
"Bringing in the Harvest" celebrates the healing work we do in community.
"Consider the Lilies" reflects on our busy lives and the toll they take.
"The Day that I Die" began as a response to a serious illness but now reflects a kind of philosophy of life.
"Every Last One" is a gun violence mourning song. (Previous incarnations of the text have focused on AIDS and on 9/11 and the War on Afghanistan.)
"Find Your Music" celebrates our abundance and best selves.
"Godspeed" is a sending-out song for an interim minister moving on from a congregation. There is no video for this song.
"Grace" is a reminder about what is good during hard times.
"Grateful" gives thanks for - what else? - gratitude. Inspired by John Bucchino's song of the same name, and it was an honor to learn that John likes my song as well.
"Hell is a Human Invention" treats the theological argument for universal salvation - with a tango!
"I Will Plant Some Flowers" is a children's song (music by Connie Greenwood) about doing what we can when things are challenging.
"Into the Gray" is a song about open-hearted faith in a challenging world.
"Little Baby, Soon to Join Us" would be appropriate for a baby shower or liturgy for expectant parents. There is no video for this piece.
"Love Her Before You Judge Her" addresses the need for compassion for women who stay in abusive relationships. There is no video for this song.
"Lover Spirit, Intuition" uses the same music as "Mother Earth, Beloved Garden" and is a worship song for sending the directions. There is no video for this worship song.
"A Mile in Your Shoes" invites us to choose empathy and compassion.
"Mother Earth, Beloved Garden" is a worship song for calling the directions.
"Music that Makes Community" is a verse for the "Music that Makes Community" community, a wonderful group of music-makers of spirit. There is no video for this verse.
"Rejoice" reminds us of the many occasions to rejoice, right here, right now.
"Rest Now, Rest Easy" is a song to be sung in hospice settings. There is no video for this song.
"We Give Thanks in Hard Times" is a Thanksgiving song for challenging periods.
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