Monday, June 08, 2015

Song of Lyric Contest Winner Announced!


After much deliberation, the winner of the Song of Lyric Contest has been selected!

Congratulations to Nina Ruth Bruno for her beautiful work. Cameron Banks, who wrote a choral arrangement for The Deliverer will be composing her song and sending her the score. She will also receive the first autographed copy of The Deliverer - Sword of Lyric Series Book 4.

I want to thank each gifted writer who participated. I know your lyrics were a blessing to followers of my blog, and your willingness to play in the world of the Sword of Lyric books also encouraged my heart!

Blessings to all!
Sharon Hinck
 

For those who missed it the first time it was posted, here again is Nina Ruth's song:

Memories of Braide Wood (Linette's Song)
by Nina Ruth Bruno

Come wipe the dust from these packed-away dreams,
When a sword's pierced my heart -
and all's not what it seems -
Come break the dark with the dawn of the Day,
Oh, Promised One, show me the way...

I remember the scent of the woods,
and the warm hearth of light,
and the place where he stood -
When girlhood hopes towards a future so bright
Were a tune on the breeze and a song in the night.

CHORUS:
But now these are just misty memories,
And I wait in shadows for eyes to see
The coming of the longed-for One
The Hope of all Eternity.

Caught between time with a song and a prayer,
And a hope in a heart now burdened with cares;
Suspended between the Then and Not Yet,
I will quietly wait, and will lift up my head,

Singing...

CHORUS:
Bring to fulfillment these memories,
Lighten these shadows with eyes to see
Oh come to me, longed-for One,
My Hope for all Eternity.
Singing...

CHORUS:
Bring to fulfillment these memories,
Lighten these shadows with eyes to see
Oh come to me, longed-for One,
My Hope for all Eternity.

Singing...
Lai lai lai lai, lai lai lai lai, my Hope for all Eternity...

[Repeats/fades]

2 comments:

Nina Ruth Bruno said...

What a humbling honor!!! I'm soooo blessed and excited, THANK YOU so much! Everyone's songs were so BEAUTIFUL! May the One be glorified!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Nina! Your lyrics are beautiful. I can't wait to see your song put to music! Thank you for wonderfully expressive lyrics that capture, with eloquence, the longing we experience when we live life on this side of the veil. Soli Deo Gloria Sharron Minchella