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More about Connie Stauffer:
I was raised in Thatcher, Utah, a small town west of Tremonton on the north end of the state. Home is where I enjoy being the most. If I leave, it is usually for something very important. To relax or to waste a few minutes, I gravitate to my piano. My favorite thing to do is to turn out the lights when I'm alone and play to my heart's content. This is one way I find ideas for music. Another place where I've gotten more than a few ideas is when I've been exercising, whether it's walking the trails of Alpine, or riding my road bike. I think about my life and the issues of the day while walking, and those moments frequently end with music rattling through my head. I have a husband, five children and twelve grandchildren - all of whom are the light of my life. I'd rather be with any one of them than just about anything. However, I do enjoy my solitude, which is probably why the hobby of writing music has been so appealing to me. My mother was my music teacher until she said I had outgrown her. I then took from a wonderful lady who helped shape me. Oh how I would love to have a sit-down visit with her. She probably knows me better than anyone, as she was there as I was in the process of becoming. I've been blessed with a husband who is the wind beneath my wings. He's made every possible sacrifice to encourage my music - whether just enjoying playing or writing. Were it not for his support, there is no way I could take it to the level where I can share it. The music on this site is music from my heart over the past 38+ years. It has been my solace through hard times and my joy through the good times. Much of it was "unsolicited" by me; it just came. Some of it has come through assignments or good people trusting me with their lyrics. All of it has been a miracle in my own eyes, as it was not something for which I was trained. My fingers somehow knew how to produce what was rattling through my head and by brute force it has found its way to paper. I hope you will enjoy it and let me know how you are using it. My personal Website is currently under re-construction. We hope to have it up and running again soon. In the meantime, enjoy what I've posted. I love comments!
Song background:

This song was several years in the making. Some of the words and markings sat in my scriptures from year to year, calling to me each Christmas. This year (2014) I made the goal to give it to my Savior as a Christmas present. It came quickly. What took time was getting the courage to record it. I hope you like it.

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Lyrics: 1. A tiny baby lay in a manger soft with hay. <br/> <br/>His mother tired and worn from labor. <br/> <br/>Joseph stood watch and I'm sure they talked <br/> <br/>of this infant who would be their Savior. <br/> <br/>CHORUS: <br/> <br/>This child had come to earth to redeem our worth. <br/> <br/>His love would exceed all other. <br/> <br/>The Son of God taught man of our Father's Plan. <br/> <br/>He showed us how to love our neighbor. <br/> <br/>2 .The King of heav'n came down to this earth without a crown. <br/> <br/>A chorus of angels sang great glory. <br/> <br/>His sojourn on earth from His time of birth, <br/> <br/>Brings us comfort when we hear His story. <br/> <br/>This child has come to earth to redeem our worth. <br/> <br/>His love would exceed all other. <br/> <br/>The Son of God taught man of our Father's Plan. <br/> <br/>He showed us how to love our neighbor. <br/> <br/>3.The Babe became a man to fulfill our Father's Plan. <br/> <br/>His suff'ring for us brought Him pain unmeasured. <br/> <br/>He beckons us to be loving just like He. <br/> <br/>His love for us our biggest treasure. <br/> <br/>This child has come to earth to redeem our worth. <br/> <br/>His love would exceed all other. <br/> <br/>The Son of God taught man of our Father's Plan. <br/> <br/>He showed us how to love our neighbor.
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