We recorded and filmed "Restored" yesterday. And I can't really describe how awesome it was. 

A dozen singers - ages 12 to 55 - singing about their faith in Jesus Christ and His restored gospel. Each one testifying, in their own style, what they know to be true. 

I called on singers of different ages, nationalities and walks of life. I told them to bring their own flare to the song. And they did.

It was incredible. THEY were incredible.

We started with a child and added voices until we had a large group of singers. And as their voices filled up the room, I felt a powerful witness - that this message is true. That the gospel of Jesus Christ has actually been restored to the earth. Not something that looks like His gospel - but His ACTUAL gospel. The one He taught in Galilee. His Church. His truth. His power. It's all here in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

And one of the main messages of the song is anyone can find out for themselves if it's true. All they have to do is ask of God. 

Just FYI: I wanted this to be more than just a children's song. Children can definitely sing it. But so could a youth group or an adult choir. Or a soloist of any age. 

I am over the moon about how this turned out. And I can't wait for you to hear it and see it! We had three videographers on the set, who filmed from 8:00 to 3:00. So that means we only have about 20 hours of video to go through. Yikes! But we still hope to get this edited and out there by the end of this week. At least we're going to try. :)


  • Candy Kinser


    Thank-you so much for giving us an amazing way to share our testimonies of Jesus Christ and His restored gospel. The Holy Ghost bears a powerful witness of the truths taught within this beautiful song as our voices are raised and blessings are poured out upon us. This inspired work is a great gift given at the right place and in the right time! Now may we carry it to the ends of the entire world!

  • Kendih

    LOVE THIS SONG!! I heard it on the fireside youtube recording….thanks so much for your amazing music! The artists sound amazing together. Pls keep up the great work!

  • Sheri Meacham

    Oh Shawna this is another one of your amazing songs! From the moment I first heard it I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind. It brought me to tears the first time I heard it, and then I played it on the piano and cried while I played. I listen to it almost everyday and always have tears in my eyes. Its message of the Restoration is so beautiful for everyone in every age group to hear. Thank you so much for writing this wonderful song which is just one of many that I love of yours. I have taught so many of them to our primary. Can’t wait to be able to teach them this one!


    This is one of the most beautiful songs ever written about the Restoration of the Gospel and the blessings it brings to the world.
    I’ve shared it with our European Pathway and Institute students and it brought the Spirit into our gatherings.
    Thank you for sharing your musical gifts, Shawna.

  • Shiona MacKay

    This is beautiful and very touching. Thank you for your wonderful talent. I have enjoyed your music through the years and incorporated much of it in Primary. You truly have a gift. thank you.

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