Raising Praise for All Our Days: New Lyrics for Familiar and Beloved American Tunes draws from the deep reservoir of classic and beloved tunes known to generations of Americans and pairs them with lyrics that proclaim the love of God and the joy that comes from living with that love. Carol Carlson, the lyricist, has tapped into the insights she has gained from homeschooling her children. Working with them has shown her how powerfully singing aids memory. That realization sparked her desire to help others learn about and live with the love of God. The presentation of each song in Raising Praise for All Our Days suggests the tune to which the new lyrics fit. So, for instance, O, Give Me a Heart pairs with the classic tune for Home on the Range. The verse lifts up a life that brings God glory: O, give me a heart, yes, a big happy heart / That cares for Your children each day. / Make me happy to be Your hands and Your feet / So glory to You can be raised. Raising Praise for All Our Days: New Lyrics for Familiar and Beloved American Tunes promises to breathe new life into old tunes while bringing those time-tested and beloved melodies to the joyous task of giving voice to praises that celebrate Gods love for His children.