Category Archives: Music

Fun with Telemarketers: Tax Trees

I think I’ve discovered the solution to the struggling American economy. Two words: Tax Trees. You’ve got to admit, it “trumps” many of the other ideas being set forth.  

Weakness is Superpower in Disguise

Vocal Duet: If you Could Hie to Kolob

Sheet Music PDF download $3.95 MP3 Download $.99   Other vocal pieces by Chas Hathaway: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing Count Your Blessings Fly Gethsemane His Rain The Iron Rod Jesus, Lover of My Soul A Mighty Fortress Is … Continue reading

February Facebook Fast

So how about it? Are you up to the challenge? For one month—specifically, through the month of February, no Facebook. Logoff, and other than websites that use Facebook to login, No logging back in until March. It’s just for a … Continue reading

Onward, Christian Soldiers: Piano Solo Sheet Music

Called to Serve: Piano Solo Sheet Music

How To Get Yourself a Bowl of Cereal

A 19-Step Guide for Parents of Young Children 1. Decide to get yourself a bowl of cereal. This is a big one. Without the conscious decision, it will never happen. You’ve got to approach this whole-heartedly, or the enormity of … Continue reading

Time

No wonder there’s never enough time. No wonder we grow up too fast. No wonder we’re always in a hurry. We aren’t native to time. Time is not our native state. We’re eternal beings locked in a world that’s governed … Continue reading

When There are No Words, God Still Hears

Let’s face it, there are sometimes when we kneel to pray, and the words don’t come. There are times when someone else is suffering so badly that we can’t begin to know how to help, let alone respond. There are … Continue reading

Why I Stand with the Prophet in Every Issue

Some people are bothered by my statement that I stand by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on every issue. I’d like to talk about that for a few minutes, because it seems to come up often. I … Continue reading

Ten Ways I See The World Different Than I Did 10 Years Ago

You know how teachers, parents, and dates always like to ask, “What do you see yourself doing in ten years?” Well, a lot has happened in the last ten years, and though I’m not where I expected to be, I’m … Continue reading

What Kind of Drum Would the Little Drummer Boy Have Used?

Someone on Facebook today asked, Why does every version of ‘Little Drummer Boy’ use a snare drum? I’m pretty sure they didn’t have snare drums back then. And that a snare drum would make a baby cry. Maybe a little … Continue reading

Thoughts On Being Poor

I have to be honest, I don’t feel very qualified to say much about poverty. I spent two years in Africa, where I saw real poverty. Compared to many of the people there, I’m rich. Even so, according to Utah … Continue reading

You Can Choose!

I’ve grown increasingly interested in how many things we have a choice about. And while I agree that there are many things we can’t choose, there are a lot more things we can choose than we think. Let’s say, my … Continue reading

I Will Never Become Angry Again

I read a really good blog entry yesterday by a mother who was unhappy with the kind of parent she’d become, and how she was able to change. Her story is touching, and got me thinking. Our family has a … Continue reading

Silent Night

Silent Night: Favorite Christmas Music by Chas HathawaySilent Night has long been my favorite Christmas carol. This is the first piece I’ve done strictly a cappella, and I’d have to say, it was a lot of fun. Even though the … Continue reading

Away in a Manger Piano Solo

Get the Sheet Music It’s remarkable to me that the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the Great I Am, who appeared to Moses in the burning bush, and saved the Hebrew slaves from Pharaoh, sending plagues and seas on … Continue reading

Count Your Blessings

Peace, Be Still by Chas Hathaway A week ago, Jenni and I learned that our baby, due March 2014, had miscarried. I can’t express in words the kinds of emotions I’ve been experiencing for this last week. The closest thing … Continue reading

Redeemer of Israel

Peace, Be Still by Chas HathawayHe looks! and ten thousands of angels rejoice, And myriads wait for his word. He speaks! And eternity, filled with His voice, Re-echoes the praise of the Lord. Sheet music available on my website.

50th Sheet Music Piece

While I’ve been writing music for over 17 years, this week marks four years from the time I put out my first piece of sheet music. If I had known the incredible response the sheet music would have, I would … Continue reading

O My Father

One of my favorite quotes is by President Ezra Taft Benson. He said, “Nothing is going to startle us more when we passthrough the veil to the other side than to realize how well we know ourFather and how familiar … Continue reading

Be Thou My Vision

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes find myself frustrated in my efforts to become all that my Father in Heaven wants me to be. There are so many voices, so many messages, so many possible answers to the everyday questions I’m faced … Continue reading

Gethsemane: Original Choir Piece

In my Gethsemane my poor voice I gently raised, For the burden placed on me, I have also been amazed Oh Jesus, my Jesus That reach was infinite, every soul in space and time, It was also intimate, filling me … Continue reading

A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief

The Stranger and His Friend A poor, wayfaring Man of grief hath often crossed me on my way, Who sued so humbly for relief that I could never answer nay. I had not pow’r to ask his name, whereto he … Continue reading

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

He Lives: Favorite Hymns by Chas Hathaway Download “Jesus the Very Thought of Thee,” Sheet Music or Free MP3 Thoughts have power. They shape our character. They shape our existence. They shape the nature of our being. No wonder we’re … Continue reading

God Be With You Till We Meet Again

Were this the only state of existence—even life itself, filled with such vibrance as it is, would be a tragedy. But our true selves, the essence of our nature, the spirit that invigorates our flesh, was born of eternal matter, … Continue reading