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More about Marianne Axman:
I live in Idaho, USA with my husband and four young children ages 7, 5, 4, and 3. I play the piano frequently as an accompanist and I teach piano lessons. I started to arrange and write music after being unable to find the sheet music for certain songs that I had heard, loved, and really wanted to play. I also arrange folk songs and transcribe songs from movies (available for free on my blog). I also enjoy working on my art, gardening, reading, hiking and anything that takes me outdoors.
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LDS song honoring righteous women from the Bible and Book of Mormon and about following their righteous examples.

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Lyrics: Brave Like Esther

Verse 1
Brave like Esther as she fasted,
trusting God she faced the king.
True as Ruth was in her sorrow,
she left home to follow God.
Faith like Abish taught in childhood,
staying strong alone in truth.
Pure like Anna ever serving,
she was blessed to see our Savior.
Verse 2
Brave as Eve was in the garden
when she chose to eat the fruit.
True as Hannah to the Lord
when she was blessed and had a son.
Faith like Sariah and her fam’ly
traveling in the wilderness.
Pure as Mary sweet and gentle,
mortal mother of our Savior
Chorus
Help me to follow after them,
their lives of service and of love.
Help me be brave and true and pure,
have faith and live more perfectly.

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