Come Walk with Me

SATB/piano or optional SATB/oboe/violin/viola/piano.  Commissioned for the St. Simons Sacred Music Festival in 2023; words/music – Z. Randall Stroope; inspired by St. Anthony of the Desert (3rd century); MorningStar Music MSM-50-0361
Come walk with me into the desert,
Drink from the well of living waters,
Where Eden’s beauty lay and night turns into day,
Sing, O my soul, Rise and Sing!
Rise at first light of day!
Rise in joyous refrain!
Sing, my soul, the victory’s won!