You will grow your relationships if you listen

Your relationships will grow if you learn how to listen. I pass a big beautiful flowering shrub every day. We call it the butterfly bush. The butterflies don't make a sound, but I listen and watch them anyway. I've seen up to 20 butterflies…

Music will change your mood

How many times in a day do you wish you could change your mood? Seriously? Do you know how many different moods you find yourself in on any given day? My great uncle died. I cried when I found out. My niece won a soccer tournament and I cheered.…

Do you know how to reach your goals?

Do you have goals? Do you know how to reach your goals? Do you have something in your life that you would like to accomplish, but life happens and you don't seem to have the time it takes to get it done? Book your priorities into your calendar…

Do you want to reach your goals? Fight Procrastination!

Do you want to reach your goals? It's fight procrastination day! There is no way procrastination can happen if you want something. It takes courage, sacrifice, dedication, focus, energy and persistence. You can't give up if you want to reach…

Are you resting from your labors on Labor Day?

Are you resting from your labors? Happy Labor Day!!! I'm on a cruise right now enjoying Alaska! I hope you're taking a vacation day too and doing nothing but fun things today. You deserve a day off! I hope you have a great day. You know nothing…

When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone?

Have you written a letter lately? When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone? A physical hand written letter? Not just texting or emailing? Today is letter writing day! Do you love to receive a letter in the mail like I do? It is such…

Tip of the Day is to Pray - did you pray today?

My tip of the day is to pray! Did you pray today? Getting ready to go on a cruise to Alaska, have you ever been there? It's a bit of chaos to be unpacking and repacking for another trip. Some ask me "how do you do it all"?  "You've got…
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Sweet By and By Is Inspirational Music

Need some inspiration? I sure do every day! Did you know "Sweet By and By" is an inspirational music tool you can use to bring a beautiful spirit into your life? You will experience peace and comfort when listening to hymns. It is especially…
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World Ocean Day

Happy "World Ocean Day" Have you seen the ocean? Have you been on a cruise? Do you have plans to travel someday? Is it one of your dreams? I was 15 when I got to see the sea for the first time. Your dreams are so important. What you say to…

Book it!

Have you ever said, "I'm Booked at that time"? It's a nice phrase isn't it? Did you know you could use it all the time? Go book yourself a lunch with a friend and use it. It will make you feel great and the other people you're talking to feel…

Thank you!

Hello! Did you know today is "Say something nice day" You need to know how much you are appreciated for being here. Thank you for reading my blog. Thank you for checking in with me from time to time and saying hello. You are very special to…

Time To Blossom

I'm super excited to be participating with Time To Blossom Young Women's Conference this year. If you know a teen between the ages of 11-16 this is such an amazing week for girls! 

Pristeen Magazine

Check out Pristeen Magazine for young women. It's incredible! I love it! And I'm writing for it. Here is an look at the Feb/March issue. You can check out the article I wrote here too. I sing all over the world and I love it. I love traveling,…

What's your thing - by Sara Lyn Baril

WHAT’S YOUR THING? Everyone I know can do something - skills, talents, and gifts being used in so many ways, and all of it for good. I think it’s wonderful how often gifts compliment each other and work together to accomplish great things.…

I Can Still Believe - by Lori Ann Stewart

  I think one of my best songs is entitled I Can Still Believe. You can listen on soundcloud here.  I wrote this song because of the darkness that exists in the world today and also the evil. I am saddened by the many people…

Daughter Of God - by Jeanni Gould

About the song “Daughter of God” My music is for everyone (that means you ;) but I have also written 3 idea books and dozens of songs especially for our amazing Young Women, published by Deseret Book. One song that is now a standard is…

Why I sing - by Michele Baer

WHY I SING. There are many things I know to be true and one of them is that each of us have been blessed with gifts from the giver of all good gifts, God our Father. The sooner we acknowledge them and where they come from, the greater impact…

Meet Arthur Minasyan

Years ago Arthur attended my classes at BYU Education week. I found out he is a talented musician and I want to introduce you to him. He has grand visions and goals for the future with his music. Find his music here and let it inspire you. We…

Meet Michele Baer - Inspirational Singer and Speaker

Michele is amazing! I met her several years ago at her concert when I first moved to Arizona while I was attending a music seminar about the music business. I love her rich singing voice and it has been a pleasure to speak with her and get to…

How Can I Keep From Singing

My Life Flows On is written by Robert Lowry. I sang this song on my album "Sweet By and By". You can listen to a sample of my singing it here.  My life flows on in endless song, above earth's lamentation. I hear the clear, though faroff…

Meet Sara Lyn Baril - composer

I got to meet Sara here in Phoenix, AZ a few months ago. She's full of talent and such a fun girl. We spoke for hours about music and it was so great getting to know her. I'm excited to share her music with you, she will be contributing regularly…

Blessed Assurance

Blessed Assurance is written by Frances J. Crosby and I recorded it on my Sweet By and By Album. You can listen to me sing it here. Below are the lyrics. Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! Oh, what a foretaste of glory divine! Heir…

Meet Lori Ann Stewart - singer songwriter

I met Lori Ann Stewart a few years ago while I was singing and speaking at a singles conference in Las Vegas. She approached me about music and we became friends. She and I have stayed in touch though out the years and I wanted you to be introduced…

Softly and Tenderly

Softly and Tenderly written by Will L. Thompson is a beautiful song that I recorded on my Sweet By and By album. You can listen to a sample of me singing this song here. Below are the lyrics. Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling, Calling…