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Lydia's Bugs (1.2 MB)
There Always Is Enough (3.3 MB)
Ordinary Grace (1.9 MB)
Comes a Stranger (2.4 MB)
David Conrad is a singer/songwriter who lives in Portland, Maine. He has been singing and writing music since he was 15 years old. He was raised Catholic and influenced by liturgical music and Chicago folk scene artists such as Steve Goodman. David plays guitar, keyboards, trumpet, recorder and flute. David can be contacted by e-mail at: email@example.com
A song written for a little girl who loves bugs:
When Lydia smiles, it's a sweet little prayer,
praising God for bugs everywhere.
There Always Is Enough
This song is antiphonal, one verse poses a question and the next answers it. The song asks, “Do I believe that Christ will provide those things that will help me to keep the two most important commandments—love God above all things and love your neighbor as yourself?”
Also antiphonal, the lyrics were inspired by “Ordinary Grace,” a book by Kathleen Brehony. The book tells of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for others. It's about having faith, reaching out to others, and finding God in them and in yourself.
Comes a Stranger
Based on two passages from the New Testament, the Nativity and the Road to Emaus, this song is a meditation on recognizing Christ in our lives and then choosing to open the door to salvation.
© music and lyrics by David C. Conrad 2002